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Greg Prince and Jason Fry
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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Follow Me to 7

When we were in Milwaukee before Labor Day (that’s me, not Jose, in our hotel room), I Reyes-presented as best I could. One cineplex ticket-taker was hip, greeting us with “Jose Reyes the roof!” Maybe I should have replied in solidarity, “Can’t Hardy wait” to prove I was down with the local shortstop, but we […]

Almost Underwater

It's been a long time since I had no idea what the New York Mets were up to. Sure, there's been a game here and a game there that saw me nod off in the middle innings or when it was the 12th with no end in sight, games that left me to wake up […]

Baseball's Bizarre Lexicon

Doesn't it seem like the Mets have been playing one endless game since Monday, with the score Opponents 39 Mets 36, heading to the top of the 47th? They've been in a mostly empty stadium that isn't Shea; the fans are mostly Mets fans; they score early but it doesn't seem to matter; they give […]

We Kid You Not...It's 8

I have to admit that I find it hard to believe we still have a magic number, but by continuing to hold first place, we do. And it even got smaller Friday night! By not losing to the Marlins (also known as winning), it got down to 8, and when we get down to 8 […]