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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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Don't Anger Shea

The final homestand is at hand. These seven games, starting tonight, will determine how many/if any games beyond them might be played in 2007. I have a suggestion designed to make the most of our final-week home field advantage.

Don't anger Shea.

It's been a matter of curiosity all season that a team with the best road [...]

Now Pitching for the New York Mets, Squeak Scolari

Al Michaels: And it all comes down to just one man.

Bob Costas: Unfortunately, that one man is Squeak Scolari.

Public Address Announcer: Now shooting, No. 23, Squeak “Little Bitch” Scolari.

The above dialogue from the funniest and most misunderstood sports movie ever, BASEketball, came to mind Sunday afternoon as the bottom of the eleventh was about to [...]

Gliding to 5

If you can call an eleven-inning 7-6 nailbiter a matter of gliding, then the Mets’ magic number glided to 5 on Sunday. Ed Charles, a.k.a. The Glider and No. 5 on your Miracle Mets, would likely approve.

Jumping From 7 to 6

Hey, who wasn’t happy when the Nationals beat the Phillies Sunday? It reduced our magic number from Jose Reyes’ 7 to Ruben Gotay’s 6.