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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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Fred, Shea & The Inevitable Conversation

“Mr. Wilpon? You wanted to see me?”

“Yes, Shea. Come in. Have a seat.”

“Sure thing, Mr. Wilpon. Say, that was a tough break last night. Real tough game.”

“Well you know, Shea. Those things happen.”

“Yeah, but the kid pitched his heart out.”

“Sure did, Shea. Sure did.”

“Y’know, Mr. Wilpon, I was thinkin’.”

“Yes, Shea?”

“Well, the boys seem to have [...]

Careful What You Wish For

I spent yesterday fuming that there was no baseball, and I was not to be comforted by sensible talk that these days teams build insurance for Opening Day into the schedule. Insurance, feh: After 180-odd off-days, it seemed cruel to the point of criminality to instantly hit us with another one. And then this morning [...]