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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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Mets Explore 2008 Run

FLUSHING, N.Y. (FAF) — The New York Mets have formed an exploratory committee to “gauge our desire to compete for the National League Eastern Division title in 2008.” While a formal declaration of candidacy is expected to follow the 2007 campaign, this decision by the Mets anoints them the frontrunners for the season that is [...]

Wicked Wardrobe

From the seminal team history The Amazing Mets by Jerry Mitchell:

In November of 1961, when the Mets were still more or less in the blueprint stage, they had a little office in the basement of the Martinique Hotel with Bill Gibson in charge. A sign over the door read:

“Mets’ Ticket Office”

Bill said that every once in a [...]

I Want Them to Watch It

As I told the players the day before the season ended, “I want you to make up your minds we’re going to win it next year, that nothing is going to stop us.” — Davey Johnson on the last days of 1985, in Bats.

At 8:05 p.m. on April 1, baseball will return. The 2007 New [...]

I Want Them to Watch It

As I told the players the day before the season ended, “I want you to make up your minds we're going to win it next year, that nothing is going to stop us.” — Davey Johnson on the last days of 1985, in Bats.

At 8:05 p.m. on April 1, baseball will return. The 2007 New [...]

It Is Peace I Lack

Cliff Floyd is apparently going to the Cubs. Extra Innings is apparently going to DirecTV. The Saints are definitely going home. And it's going to snow sooner or later.

Is anything going swimmingly at this stagnant stage of winter? For one Mets fan, the answer is yes.

Eric Brown has gone to St. Lucie. And he's got [...]

First Person

If it’s one of those dates in Mets history that won’t show up in any “This Date in Mets History,” it must be Flashback Friday at Faith and Fear in Flushing.

Here’s to the first person to open my eyes to baseball, however inadvertently.

Here’s to the first person to share Peanuts with me, the comic strip [...]

First Person

If it’s one of those dates in Mets history that won’t show up in any “This Date in Mets History,” it must be Flashback Friday at Faith and Fear in Flushing.

Here’s to the first person to open my eyes to baseball, however inadvertently.

Here’s to the first person to share Peanuts with me, the comic strip [...]

Hey Buddy, Here Comes Jose

The way things have always been aren’t far from changing. It will be strange, but in the long run, we will benefit.

I’m talking about the at-any-given-moment consensus all-time Mets team. You know, best Met at every position over the history of the franchise. We’ve never done one up here because it’s like ranking an all-Solar [...]

As The Wayward Tank Rolls

In 2005, Todd Pratt completed yet another year as a Philadelphia Phillie.

In 2006, Todd Pratt filled in behind the plate as an Atlanta Brave.

In 2007, Todd Pratt has accepted an invitation to Spring Training with the New York Yankees.

Who will need a backup catcher in 2008? Al-Qaeda?

Tank isn't the first 2000 National League Champion Met [...]

Sitting in the Car with Tom and Howie

If Metsian memories are building from a trickle to a flood, then it must be Flashback Friday at Faith and Fear in Flushing.

I’m unreasonably loyal to inanimate objects. Got this bright, shiny new computer recently that I refused to plug in for several days after delivery because it seemed unfair to the old, slightly rickety [...]