Setting the record straight. Derek Jeter finally addressed the longstanding rumor that he gave gift bags to women after having one-night stands with them in the ’90s.“I read the article,” the former New York Yankees player, 48, said in the upcoming docuseries The Captain, referring to a famous New York Post article about his alleged swag bag habit. “You know, you see it, and then it’s like, ‘How the f–k did people come up with this?’ You know, basically, that’s it.

And who would believe this s–t? And you believed it!”In 2011, the Post ran a story called “Jeter’s Booty Hauls” alleging that the athlete — then at the height of his baseball career — gave women “gift baskets of autographed memorabilia” after spending the night with them.

One woman claimed that she received gift baskets on two separate occasions, though Post columnist Emily Smith later said the outlet didn’t confirm whether the woman had actually hooked up with Jeter or just visited him.The former shortstop didn’t address the article at the time, but he now says there’s not any truth to it. “It’s a story that became larger than life,” he explained in the ESPN series, which premieres on Monday, July 18. “People keep regurgitating this story that never happened.