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Jerry Hairston MLB Career Stats

.257 70 420 147 .692

Jerry Hairston Bio

  • Full Name: Jerry Wayne Hairston Jr.
  • Born: 5/29/1976 in Naperville, IL
  • Draft: 1997, Baltimore Orioles, 11th rd. (345th overall)
  • College: Southern Illinois - Carbondale
  • Debut: September 11, 1998
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/25/2013
  • Relationship(s): grandson of Sammy Hairston, son of Jerry Hairston, brother of Justin Hairston, brother of Scott Hairston, nephew of Johnny Hairston
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MLB Career Stats 4387 580 1126 70 420 147 .257 .324 .692


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Jerry Hairston Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2009 NY Yankees AL

MLBPAA Dodgers Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2012 LA Dodgers NL

MLBPAA Reds Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2008 Cincinnati NL

Jerry Hairston Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2001 29 13th in AL
2002 21 13th in AL


Season 3B Rank
2001 5 19th in AL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2001 159 9th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2001 11 6th in AL
2002 6 22nd in AL
2003 5 24th in AL
2004 8 12th in AL
2005 9 10th in NL
2010 6 23rd in NL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2000 6 25th in AL
2001 13 8th in AL
2005 12 10th in NL

Jerry Hairston Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 21, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers activated 3B Jerry Hairston.
October 3, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers reassigned 3B Jerry Hairston to the minor leagues.
May 27, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers activated 3B Jerry Hairston from the 15-day disabled list.
May 24, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers sent 3B Jerry Hairston on a rehab assignment to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
May 7, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers placed 3B Jerry Hairston on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 6, 2013. Left groin strain.
October 29, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers activated 3B Jerry Hairston from the 60-day disabled list.
August 25, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers transferred SS Jerry Hairston from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
August 13, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers placed SS Jerry Hairston on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 12, 2012. Left Hip Inflammation
May 25, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers activated SS Jerry Hairston from the 15-day disabled list.
May 23, 2012 sent SS Jerry Hairston on a rehab assignment to Albuquerque Isotopes.
May 11, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers placed SS Jerry Hairston on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 7, 2012. Strained left hamstring.
December 5, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent SS Jerry Hairston.
October 30, 2011 SS Jerry Hairston elected free agency.
July 30, 2011 Huntsville Stars Traded RF Erik Komatsu to Harrisburg Senators and Washington Nationals Traded SS Jerry Hairston to Milwaukee Brewers.
July 18, 2011 Jerry Hairston roster status changed by Washington Nationals.
July 15, 2011 sent SS Jerry Hairston on a rehab assignment to Harrisburg Senators.
July 1, 2011 Washington Nationals placed SS Jerry Hairston on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 30, 2011. Right wrist fracture.
January 19, 2011 Washington Nationals signed free agent SS Jerry Hairston.
November 7, 2010 SS Jerry Hairston elected free agency.
September 12, 2010 San Diego Padres activated SS Jerry Hairston from the 15-day disabled list.
August 28, 2010 San Diego Padres placed SS Jerry Hairston on the 15-day disabled list. Right elbow sprain.
January 18, 2010 San Diego Padres signed free agent SS Jerry Hairston.
November 10, 2009 3B Jerry Hairston elected free agency.
August 1, 2009 3B Jerry Hairston assigned to New York Yankees.
July 31, 2009 Charleston RiverDogs Traded C Chase Weems to Reds Organization and Cincinnati Reds Traded 3B Jerry Hairston to New York Yankees.

Jerry Wayne Hairston Jr. Bio Info

Jerry Wayne Hairston Jr...married to Tanaha...has a son, Jackson, and two daughters, Kara and Jessica ... is a 1995 graduate of Naperville (IL) North a prep, was a two-time All-State selection on the diamond and an All-Area performer in basketball...the Hairstons join the Boones, Bells and Colemans as MLB's only three-generation families...big league lineage includes grandfather (Sam, 1951), father (Jerry Sr., 1973-89), uncle (John, 1969) and brother (Scott, 2004-present)...played with younger brother, Scott, for the first time with the Padres in 2010... grandfather, Sam, played in the Negro Leagues for the Birmingham Black Barons and Indianapolis Clowns before later becoming the first African-American to play for the White an avid golfer and Chicago Bulls and Bears fan...Twitter handle is @Therealjhair ... participated in the Dodgers' 2012 Community Caravan...originally selected by Baltimore in the 11th round of the 1997 First-Year Player Draft...signed by Orioles scout Fred Petersen. 2012 Batted .273 with 13 doubles, four homers and 26 RBI in 78 games in an injury-shortened season in his first year with the Dodgers. Had a pair of stints on the disabled list, missing 16 games with a left hamstring strain from May 7-24 and also being shut down for the season with left hip inflammation on Aug. 12...had season-ending surgery on Sept. 10 with Dr. Marc Phillipon in Vail, Colorado. Established a single-game career-high with five hits on May 27 vs. Houston, going 5-for-5 with a double and an RBI. Had a career-high five RBI on June 9 at Seattle, going 3-for-4 with two runs scored, two doubles and a homer in the contest. Showed his versatility in the field and in the Dodger lineup...appeared at first base (1 G, May 25 vs. Houston), second base (30 G, 26 GS), third base (32 G, 23 GS), shortstop (2 G) and left field (18 G, 13 GS), posting a .961 combined fielding percentage...made starts batting first (6), second (4), third (6), fourth (4), fifth (19), sixth (18) and seventh (6). Hit .324 with a .367 on-base percentage and a .471 slugging percentage in 41 road games, while posting just a .206/.311/.275 stat line in 37 home games. Batted .293 (27-for-92) against left-handed pitchers, while hitting .260 (38-for-146) against right-handers. Hit .313 (20-for-64) with five walks when leading off an inning...batted .286 (16-for-56) with runners in scoring position. Batted .297 (51-for-172) with all four of his home runs in 57 games before the All-Star break...hit over .300 in both of the season's first two months, hitting .300 (12-for-40) in 15 April games and batting .457 (16-for-35) in 11 May games. 2011 Combined to hit .270 with 21 doubles, five homers and 31 RBI in 120 games with the Nationals and Brewers...acquired by Milwaukee from Washington on July 30 in exchange for OF Erik Komatsu...Helped lead the Brewers to the National League Championship Series by hitting .385 (15-for-39) with eight runs, six doubles and four RBI in 11 postseason NLCS against St. Louis, led Milwaukee in runs (6), hits (9), doubles (4), batting average (.391) and on-base percentage (.440) in six games...Showed his versatility during his 45-game stint with the Brewers, making his 32 starts with the club at four different positions (19 games at second base, eight in center field, four at third base, one at shortstop).....hit .274 (34-for-124) with one homer and seven RBI with the Brewers...Posted a season-long six-game hitting streak from Aug. 26-Sept. 1, going 10-for-20 (.500)...Hit a combined .364 (4-for-11) as a pinch-hitter...batted .306 (26-for-85) when leading off an inning...hit .290 (18-for-62) in close and late situations...Picked up the 1,000th hit of his career with an eighth-inning single off Chicago's Jeff Samardzija on Aug. 26...Batted .268 with four HR and 24 RBI in 75 games with Washington, including 60 starts (40 games at third base, 13 in left field, six in center field, one at second base)...Was on the 15-day disabled list from July 1-18 with a fractured right wrist...suffered the injury on June 29 at Los Angeles-AL after being hit by a Dan Haren pitch. 2010 In lone campaign with the Padres, started 105 games, which were most since 2002 with BAL...matched career high with 10 home runs (2009) and 50 RBI were a career best...10 of the 50 RBI gave the Padres a lead...when in Bud Black's starting lineup, SDP went 64-41 (.610), including a 33-22 (.600) mark as SDP's starting shortstop. 2009 Split the season between CIN and NYY...began the season with the Reds and was traded at the deadline to the Yankees...made his first career postseason appearance in his 12th Major League season. Acquired by the Yankees 7/31 in exchange for C Chase Weems and made his N ... YY debut the following day. ... Combined to hit .251 (96-for-383) with 23 doubles, one triple, 10 home runs, 39 RBI and 62 runs scored in 131 Major League games. ... Made starts at third base (40), shortstop (27), left field (17), second base (8), center field (5) and right field (1). ... Following the regular season, made his first career postseason appearance...entered the 2009 postseason as one of 14 current Major Leaguers to play at least 1,000 regular season games in their career without ever playing a postseason game (Elias). ... Hit .250 (2-for-8) with one run scored in five postseason games for the World Series champion Yankees. 2008 In his first season with the Reds hit .326 and played 6 positions (7g at 2B, 1g at 3B, 34g at SS, 24g in LF, 17g in CF, 12g in RF)... appeared in 80g, including 62 starts...the Reds went 25-19 when he led off...made his other 18 starts batting second (14gs), sixth (3gs) and seventh (1gs)...had 25 multi-hit games and was the only player on the club with two 4-hit games...missed 44g during 3 stints on the disabled list (broken left thumb, strained right hamstring twice)...from 6/10-6/25 missed 14g with a broken left thumb suffered on 6/9 at Fla on a headfirst slide while stealing second base...remained in the game, stole third and then scored on Ken Griffey Jr.'s 600th career HR off Mark Hendrickson...returned to the DL on 7/17 with a strained right hamstring, an injury suffered on 7/13 at Mil in the last game prior to the All-Star break...missed 13 more games before he was activated on 8/1, played in that night's game at Wsh but then didn't start another game until 8/15...on 8/20 returned to the DL with the right hamstring injury and missed 17 more games until he was reinstated on 9/7...after he came off the DL made 17 apps and 13 starts in the Reds' last 19g of the season...from 4/22-4/24 started 3 straight games at 3 different positions (CF, SS, 2B)...on 4/24 vs Hou made his first start at SS since 8/22/06 for Tex at TB and his seventh career appearance at that position...on 4/22 vs LAD, in his first start for the Reds tied his career high with 4 hits...on 5/24 at SD produced his eighth career multi-steal game (2), his first since 4/19/03 vs TB...from 5/23-6/2 hit .386 during a career-best 10-game hitting streak, raising BA from .304 to .340...on 4/21 was promoted from Class AAA Louisville...took the roster spot vacated by Juan Castro, who was designated for assignment... prior to his promotion led the International League in hitting (.421), hits (24, T1st) and extra-base hits (12, T1st) and ranked among the IL leaders in RBI (15, 2nd), slugging percentage (.772, 2nd), doubles (7, T2nd) and on-base percentage (.450, 3rd)...hit safely in 12 of his 14 apps for the Bats and appeared at 2B, 3B, SS, RF and CF...on 4/7 at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre fell a homer shy of the cycle...became a free-agent following the season but on 1/7/09 was re-signed to a 1-year contract through 2009. 2007 Appeared in just 73g because of 2 stints on the disabled list...from 5/17-6/4 was on the 15-day DL with a pinched nerve in his neck, then from 8/8-8/28 was on the DL with soreness in his lower back...played 6 positions, including 2B (16g), 3B (10g), SS (2g), LF (21g), CF (22g) and RF (6g) 12 interleague apps hit .304 (1hr, 3rbi) 9g vs the Athletics hit .333 and produced 7 of his 16rbi. 2006 Made 101 apps for the Cubs and Rangers...on 5/31 was traded from Chi to Tex in exchange for IF Phil 12g from 6/11-7/3 hit .345...on 6/25 at Col recorded his 600th career hit...on 8/16 vs LAA recorded his 600th career RBI...for the Rangers made starts at 2B (1gs), SS (1gs), 3B (1gs), LF (13gs), CF (5gs) and RF (3gs)...was 1 of only 4 Major League players to make starts at 6 positions (Willie Bloomquist, Hector Luna, Mark DeRosa)...with 8 outfield assists tied for the Rangers' team lead and ranked T13th in the American League...on 5/20 at WSox made his only career appearance at 1B...on 5/11 at SF while with the Cubs scored his 300th career run. 2005 Jerry hit .261 with 25 doubles, 4 homers and 30 RBI in 114 games for the Cubs ... saw action in 48 games in center field (44 starts), 44 games at second base (36 starts), 20 games in left field (10 starts), one game in right field (one start) and one game at shortstop ... was on the 15-day disabled list August 4-19 with a left elbow ligament injury ... had a five-game rehabilitation stint with Iowa (AAA), batting .318 (7-22) with a triple, 2 RBI and 3 runs scored ... also missed the final 14 games of the season with a severe bone contusion in his left knee ... suffered the injury September 16 when he fouled a ball off his knee ... made his Cub debut on Opening Day, pinch-hitting for Todd Walker ... collected his first hit in a Cub uniform April 13 in the first game of a doubleheader, slapping a pinch-double ... had a pair of leadoff homers, tagging Dodger Wilson Alvarez on May 30 and then doing the same to Milwaukee's Chris Capuano on June 30 ... the game-opening roundtrippers were the fourth and fifth of his career ... hit his first career grand slam on July 15 off Pittsburgh's Brian Meadows in an 11-1 Cub win ... recorded his sixth career 4-hit game July 22 at St. Louis ... was 4-for-5 with a double and a triple ... was the only Cub to manage a hit off Los Angeles' Derek Lowe on August 31, hitting a leadoff infield single in the one-hitter ... drew a career-high 4 walks September 13 against Cincinnati in a 4-3, 10th-inning win. 2004 Jerry had a career-high .303 average in 86 games in his final season with Baltimore...notched 19 doubles, 1 triple, 2 homers and 24 RBI...had a career-best .378 on-base percentage, walking 29 times and striking out just 29 times in 334 total plate...saw his first career outfield action, playing in 27 games in right field (24 starts), 15 games in center field (15 starts) and 10 games in left field (8 starts)...also played second base (12 games) and third base (1 game) and appeared in 21 games (20 starts) as the Orioles' designated hitter...had 25 multi-hit games, including a pair of 4-hit affairs...recorded his fourth career 4-hit game May 30 at Detroit, going 4-for-4 with a pair of RBI...his fifth career 4-hit game came July 5, when he went 4-for-5 in the leadoff spot...had a pair of doubles and scored 4 runs, tying his career high...opened the season on the disabled list after suffering a displaced fracture of the knuckle on his right ring finger...injured the finger sliding into third base on a stolen base in his first exhibition game of the spring...was activated from the disabled list May 11 after a rehab stint in Bowie (AA)...returned to the disabled list August 18...the day before, he broke his left ankle after crashing into the center field wall while attempting to catch an Adam Melhuse home run...hit safely in 18 of his last 25 games, batting .313 (26-83). 2003 Played for Class A Lynchburg in the Carolina League...Started 44 games at 3B and 7 games at 2B...Was batting .417 (15-36) through his first 12 games...Went 8-for-11, with 4 doubles, a homer and 6 RBI, in a season-opening series at Frederick...After going 2-for-5 at Myrtle Beach on April 22, went 15 games without a multi-hit game and batted .140 (6-43) as his average slid to .258 on May 7...Was hitting .254 when he was sidelined with a broken right hand on May 24...Was out until August 7, when he began 7-game rehab stint with Gulf Coast Pirates...Went 4-for-4 with a homer in his first rehab game, on August 7 at the Tigers...Hit safely in his first 5 games...Returned to Lynchburg on August 20 and hit .200 (7-35) with one homer and 3 RBI in 11 games...Batted .375 (6-16) with a home run and RBI in the Carolina League playoffs...Was selected by Orioles in the Rule 5 Draft, held at the 2003 Winter Meetings...Was one of 5 Pirates minor league prospects selected among the first 6 players chosen...Played for Licey Tigers in the Dominican Winter League...Batted .265 (30-113) with 2 HR and 9 RBI in 42 games. 2002 Raised his average to .268 in his second full season in the majors ... tied his career high, doubling 25 times for the second straight season ... finished the season tied for sixth in the American League in sacrifice hits ... recorded multiple hits in 29 games (including eight 3-hit contests) ... led the team in average (.291), on-base percentage (.355) and stolen bases (12) after the All-Star break ... tripled off Texas' Joaquin Benoit in the 9th inning on September 3 to break up the Rangers' combined no-hitter ... also scored the Orioles' only run of the game in a 7-1 defeat ... had a game-winning suicide squeeze single in the seventh inning on June 25 in Baltimore's 4-3 defeat of the Yankees. 2001 Spent his first full season in the big leagues and set career marks in games (159), doubles (25), homers (8), RBI (47), stolen bases (29) and runs scored (63) ... tied for fifth in the American League in sacrifice hits (9) and tied for eighth in hit-by-pitches (13) ... made his first career Opening Day start April 2 vs. Boston - and went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles ... hit his third career leadoff homer June 6, 2001 off New York's Ted Lilly in a 7-4 loss to the Yankees ... hit a 2-run game-ending walkoff home run off Tampa Bay's Esteban Yan on August 1 to give the Orioles a 6-5 win ... also had the game-winning hit September 21 vs. New York, hitting a 2-run infield single off Mariano Rivera ... had 26 multi-hit games - including seven 3-hit affairs ... went 36-for-124 (.290) against southpaws ... led all second baseman in the American League with 803 total chances and was second in turning double plays with 94. 2000 Began season on Orioles roster but did not appear in a game and on April 9 was optioned to Rochester, where he spent the first four months of the season...Was recalled by the Orioles on August 11 and homered in his first major league at-bat of the season...Started each of the final 49 games of the season at second base...Went 7-for-17 in his first 4 games following his recall, then went 2-for-25 in 7 games before a career-high 8-game hitting streak, August 24-30...Later went 0-for-24 over an 8-game stretch before hitting safely in 11 of his last 14 games, batting .327 (18-55)...Had a career-high 4 RBI on August 25 vs. Tampa Bay, driving in all of the Orioles runs...His suicide squeeze bunt in the 8th inning on August 26 broke scoreless tie in Orioles' 2-0 win over the Devil Rays...Had a .981 (267TC/5E) fielding percentage, which would rank 5th among American League second basemen had he had enough chances to qualify...Was named International League's Best Defensive Second Baseman by Baseball America for the second straight year...Missed 7 weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on left shoulder on May 19 by Dr. Walter Lowe in Houston, TX. 1999 Split the season between Baltimore and AAA Rochester, batting .269 with four home runs and 17 RBI in two stints with the Orioles...Began the season with the Red Wings and hit .182 in April...Batted .302 and hit safely in 40 of his next 45 games until mid-June...Was recalled from Rochester on June 22 when Delino DeShields was placed on the disabled list, and batted .277 with two home runs and seven RBI in 25 games with the Orioles...Singled off New York's Orlando Hernandez on June 27 for his first Major League hit in his 14th big league at-bat...Hit his first ML homer on July 1 at Toronto off Joey Hamilton...In his first stay with the Birds, had two four-hit games, both against Toronto, June 29 at Skydome and July 8 at home...Also had a seven-game hitting streak, July 5-11...Was optioned back to Rochester on July 22 and batted .333 with 13 doubles and 27 runs in his final 37 games with the Red Wings...Had a 16-game hitting streak, longest by a Red Wing player in five years...Was named International League's Best Defensive Second Baseman in Baseball's America's "Tools of the Trade" poll...With Rochester, batted .329 (26-79) off lefties and .281 (94-334) off right-handers...Hit .301 (62-206) with five homers at Frontier Field and .280 (58-207) with two homers on the road...Was recalled on September 4 and spent the remainder of the season with the Orioles...Played in 25 of the final 28 games and batted .261...Had his third four-hit game of the season, including two doubles and a home run, in the second game of a doubleheader on September 30 vs. New York...Played 50 games for Orioles at second base and did not commit an error in 269 total chances...Was hit by pitch 19 times with Rochester to rank second in International League and third in AAA, despite spending a month during the IL season with the Orioles. 1998 Started the season in Class A Frederick and advanced to major leagues in September, becoming fourth member of the Hairston family and third generation member to reach the majors, joining the Boones (Ray, Bob & Bret/Aaron) and the Bells (Gus, Buddy & David) as the only three generation families in Major League history...Was promoted from Frederick to AA Bowie in July...Overall, he combined at Frederick and Bowie to hit .302 (155-514) with 34 doubles, six triples, ten home runs, 98 runs, and 70 RBI in 135 games...Hit safely in his first 16 games and 21 of his first 22 games at Bowie...Played 54 games at second base for Bowie and one game at third, committing just five errors...At Frederick he played 65 games at shortstop and 14 games at second base, making just 24 errors...Orioles purchased his contract from Bowie on 9/11...That night he made his Major League debut with a start at second base...Received honorable mention at second base for Howe Sportsdata's All-Prospect Team...Following the season he played in the Arizona Fall League for the Grand Canyon Rafters. 1997 Was 10th in Appalachian League with .330 average and tied for fifth with four triples...Led league shortstops with .949 fielding pct...Had 12-game hitting streak, 7/3-7/13, and hit .438 (21-48) during streak, raising his average from .222 to .404 at the time...Drove in a run in six straight games, 8/18-8/23, going 11-for-24.