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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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They're All Gone, We're Still Here

Now, you listen to me! I want trading reopened right now. Get those brokers back in here! Turn those machines back on! TURN THOSE MACHINES BACK ON!
—Mortimer Duke
The first time I woke up today (my attempt to hibernate the entire winter away proving as futile as any nine Met batters against Jeff Suppan), I found […]

They're All Gone, We're Still Here

Now, you listen to me! I want trading reopened right now. Get those brokers back in here! Turn those machines back on! TURN THOSE MACHINES BACK ON!

—Mortimer Duke

The first time I woke up today (my attempt to hibernate the entire winter away proving as futile as any nine Met batters against Jeff Suppan), I found […]

In Your Wildest Dreams

Welcome to Flashback Friday, a weekly feature devoted to the 20th anniversary of the 2006 National League Eastern Division Champion New York Mets.
Twenty years. Countless Fridays. This is one of them.
As I recall my beloved 2006 Mets here one more time from the vantage point of two decades on — just as I've been doing […]

In Your Wildest Dreams

Welcome to Flashback Friday, a weekly feature devoted to the 20th anniversary of the 2006 National League Eastern Division Champion New York Mets.

Twenty years. Countless Fridays. This is one of them.

As I recall my beloved 2006 Mets here one more time from the vantage point of two decades on — just as I’ve been […]

Requiem

Well, damn.
Congratulations to the Cardinals and their fans. It wasn't a classic series by any means, but it was an object lesson that you never, ever quit fighting. They showed that. So did we.
If you'd been told we'd get that pitching performance from Oliver Perez, you'd have taken it. That we'd give up three runs? […]

Requiem

Well, damn.

Congratulations to the Cardinals and their fans. It wasn’t a classic series by any means, but it was an object lesson that you never, ever quit fighting. They showed that. So did we.

If you’d been told we’d get that pitching performance from Oliver Perez, you’d have taken it. That we’d give up three runs? […]