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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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Dream of Things That Never Were

“Only those who dare to fail greatly,” Robert F. Kennedy once said, “can ever achieve greatly.”

Boy have the New York Mets dared to fail greatly.

On the last night they would ever play in what has to be the most dismal edifice ever retroactively dedicated to a great American, the Mets honored the memory of their [...]

Landing On 9

It was 9 years ago that the Mets last called Channel 9 home. It has taken what seems like 9 eons to push the magic number down to 9, but with…WHO?…Yadier Molina driving in the winning run, the Cardinals beat the Phillies and the numeral of numerals dropped to your place for Joe Franklin, The Million [...]

Flying Toward 10

Our current shortstop contributed in a big way to the reactivated magic number countdown ticking to 10. Jose Reyes’ predecessor (we’re not counting Rey Sanchez, are we?) contributed mightily to a playoff drive of his own back in the day. Rey Ordoñez, No. 10 on his back, No. 1 with the glove and No. 0 [...]