Jerry Hairston Jr. will call it a career if he wins another World Series ring this year.
"If we win the World Series, I guarantee you I'm going to retire," Hairston said. "You can't get any better than that."
Hairston, the Dodgers' 36-year-old utilityman, won a World Series with the New York Yankees in 2009.
"It would be cool to say I won one with the Yankees and won one with the Dodgers," he said.
But Hairston, whose family was honored Saturday at the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation gala, will first have to come back from a hip operation that cut short his 2012 season.
Hairston said his surgically repaired left hip is no longer bothering him and that he shouldn't be limited in any way in spring training.
"I did it in September so I had the off-season to recover," he said. "Last week, I really started to run aggressively. It looks good."
Jerry Hairston Jr. will retire if Dodgers win the World Series
Los Angeles Times | Jan 14