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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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Thank You Met Fairy!

It took four months and three slightly agonizing days, but the Met Fairy has finally delivered the offseason goods in the form of a done deal that makes Johan Santana a pitcher for the New York Mets. Way to go, you crazy, blessed seraph!

(Thanks, too, for Ross Chapman’s inspired character and mom Sharon’s impressive illustration. Thanks to […]

It Is Done

WFAN is reporting Johan Santana is actually a Met. Six years, $22 mil per, $150 mil when everything (including '08) is added up. He still needs to pass a physical*, but with that kind of scratch, scratch, scratch on the table, you can be damn sure he'll be healthy as a horse and awesome as […]

Declaring Our Dependence on Johan Santana

It's beginning to feel like 1776 in here…

It's a megadeal, I say

They will cheer every clause

Every number

I wish I felt that way

That we won't still have

Phil Humber

But then again

The Mets are Mets

And wrought with implication

If they blow

This trade of trades

They'll need another nation

An […]

Put It In The Books

Welcome to Flashback Friday: Tales From The Log, a final-season tribute to Shea Stadium as viewed primarily through the prism of what I have seen there for myself, namely 358 regular-season and 13 postseason games to date. The Log records the numbers. The Tales tell the stories.

9/26/07 W Washington 3-6 Humber 1 194-160 […]