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Jason Fry and Greg Prince
Faith and Fear in Flushing made its debut on Feb. 16, 2005, the brainchild of two longtime friends and lifelong Met fans.

Greg Prince discovered the Mets when he was 6, during the magical summer of 1969. He is a Long Island-based writer, editor and communications consultant. Contact him here.

Jason Fry is a Brooklyn writer whose first memories include his mom leaping up and down cheering for Rusty Staub. Check out his other writing here.

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Detroit Had Our Number(s)g

Perhaps all those strange numbers confused the Tigers and they never recovered. Perhaps the fellows across the way in Ford Field thought somebody was calling an audible. Either way, Dave Murray, our Mets Guy in Michigan, was thoughtful enough to drape his Faith and Fair shirt across a Comerica Park railing before Game One of the [...]

Mets Shirt in Michigan

Well, we know that No. 7 and No. 16 and No. 15 all the way down the lineup card to, presumably, No. 10 (DH league) never got to Detroit for the first game of the 2006 World Series. But thanks to our pal Dave Murray, your Mets Guy in Michigan, the spirit of Stengel, Hodges, Seaver [...]

Hanging On Before Moving On

Yeah, winter is without use. Evaluating every milepost along its dreary way, from Halloween through April Fool's — it's all winter until Opening Day — only serves to remind us that there's no new baseball immediately en route. How anybody can invest anticipation toward anything that doesn't start with a first pitch is beyond me.
Good [...]

Hanging On Before Moving On

Yeah, winter is without use. Evaluating every milepost along its dreary way, from Halloween through April Fool's — it's all winter until Opening Day — only serves to remind us that there's no new baseball immediately en route. How anybody can invest anticipation toward anything that doesn't start with a first pitch is beyond me.

Good [...]

Winter

Tonight, around 6ish: We're getting ready to carve a pumpkin when Joshua looks up and asks, “Is there baseball tonight?”
One of my happiest nights as a father was the first night Joshua asked that. Emily and I coached him through the end of the season, and then through the playoffs. I explained that there were [...]

Winter

Tonight, around 6ish: We're getting ready to carve a pumpkin when Joshua looks up and asks, “Is there baseball tonight?”

One of my happiest nights as a father was the first night Joshua asked that. Emily and I coached him through the end of the season, and then through the playoffs. I explained that there were [...]

As the Cardinals Celebrated

I'll never know if she saw me. Probably not. But in that moment, all the bad memories, all the things I'd ever wanted to say to her, it all came flooding back.
My first impulse was to run over there, pound on her window and demand that she admit she tore down those posters and lied [...]

As the Cardinals Celebrated

I’ll never know if she saw me. Probably not. But in that moment, all the bad memories, all the things I’d ever wanted to say to her, it all came flooding back.

My first impulse was to run over there, pound on her window and demand that she admit she tore down those posters and lied [...]

The Way It Is (Quicker Than a Ray of Light)

“Skateboard wheels my ass!”
Once I saw that subject line, I knew who was writing. It was Ray Stilwell, Metphistopheles himself. He was, in the parlance of Sportsphone, fast and first in September with almost all the answers to our first DVD quiz.
Almost. He answered “skateboard” when the right reply was “skateboard wheels,” a detail captured [...]

The Way It Is (Quicker Than a Ray of Light)

“Skateboard wheels my ass!”

Once I saw that subject line, I knew who was writing. It was Ray Stilwell, Metphistopheles himself. He was, in the parlance of Sportsphone, fast and first in September with almost all the answers to our first DVD quiz.

Almost. He answered “skateboard” when the right reply was “skateboard wheels,” a detail captured [...]