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Polite Didi Gregorius began his home run trot ... by apologizing to opposing catcher Jason Castro

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Didi Gregorius smacked his 25th home run of the season on Wednesday, breaking the record held by Derek Jeter for most home runs in a season by a Yankees shortstop. And, in the process, he revealed himself to be quite the gentleman.

With the Yankees hosting the Twins, Gregorius' record-breaking home run resulted in an accidental flip of the bat - one which made contact with catcher Jason Castro. When Sir Didi realized what happened, he turned around to check on Castro, giving him a tap on the knee to make sure he was OK.

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He indeed was, and so Gregorius began to trot around the bases. What a swell guy.

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