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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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Our Starting Five

We didn't have any great, great superstar players where one guy got all the shots. It wasn't that kind of a team.
—Willis Reed to Dennis D'Agostino, “Garden Glory“
My earliest, most serious sports allegiances were to the 1969 Mets and the 1969-70 Knicks, both champions in the making. I haven't stopped since '69 where the Mets […]

Our Starting Five

We didn’t have any great, great superstar players where one guy got all the shots. It wasn’t that kind of a team.

—Willis Reed to Dennis D’Agostino, “Garden Glory“

My earliest, most serious sports allegiances were to the 1969 Mets and the 1969-70 Knicks, both champions in the making. I haven’t stopped since ’69 where the […]

The Five Heartbeats

With due respect for everyone from Bartolome Fortunato to Tom Glavine, the Five Greatest Mets of 2006 gathered at the top of Willie Randolph’s lineup card all year and on the cover of Sports Illustrated in July.

Which one among Beltran, Wright, Lo Duca, Delgado and Reyes is the Greatest Met of the franchise’s Fifth-Greatest Year? There is no wrong […]