Williams hopes to play for Puerto Rico

Updated: December 13, 2008, 1:58 PM ET
By Bonnie Bernstein | ESPN.com

Former New York Yankees center fielder Bernie Williams has never retired.

And there may be a reason why.

ESPN's Bonnie Bernstein has learned Williams will fly to Puerto Rico next week to play winter ball with the hopes of representing Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic in March.

The 40-year-old Williams, who won four Gold Golves in 16 seasons with Yankees, hasn't played since his contract expired after the 2006 season.

Instead, he has been focusing on his music ...

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