Is that really the best advice Jeter could give Cano?

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Robinson Cano is set to return to the Yankee Stadium for the first time since signing for the Seattle Mariners.

Needless to say, the second baseman, who signed a 10-year, $240 million contract in the offseason to depart the Yankees, will be the centre of attention on Tuesday.

He was therefore a natural choice for "The Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon, where he revealed how Derek Jeter helped him in his early days a major league player.

But far from helping him in the batting cage, Jeter had some advice for Cano off the field, more specifically, how to behave in front of journalists in press conferences.

Before facing the press after a game, Jeter urged Cano to take off his sunglasses.

"You know what?" Jeter told him. "Take your glasses off, you don't want to look bad."

Jeter taught Cano the importance of making eye contact with reporters and the fans. Cano says he has followed that advice ever since.

"He's the best," Cano said of Jeter, "he's a class guy."

Jeter has already sealed his place in MLB history and will retire at the end of the 2014 season.

Cano is currently hitting a .301 with the Mariners with 28 hits, two doubles and one home run in 93 at bats.

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