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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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Back in the Bad Old Days

If it’s the final Friday of the month, then it’s the ninth installment of the special Top 10 Songs of All-Time edition of Flashback Friday at Faith and Fear in Flushing.

In the late summer of 1974, the foundering Mets decided to give anybody and everybody a try. Their first-time callups that August and September included [...]

C'mon — What Else Are We Gonna Do?

I can't tell you with any great conviction that there's any good reason to invest your faith in our team this weekend. Of course I can't. I was at the same game Thursday night that you were or watched. There was nothing about the Mets' performance to suggest they ever held a seven-game lead in [...]

Knock Fear on Its Rear

We have nothing to Fear but the Mets and the Phillies themselves. Since both teams now have a magic number, that also means we have nothing to count down.

Have Faith anyway this weekend. As a very smart man recently said:

If I’m wrong, we all have six months to not root for them.

Let’s Go Mets.

[Illustration by Jim Haines...who [...]