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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.

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There Are No Words

Karl Ehrhardt, 1924-2008.

Photo courtesy of Shea Stadium: Images of Baseball, Arcadia Publishing

5 comments to There Are No Words

  • Anonymous

    Just trying to figure out when the picture was taken. Judging from the short hair, dark plastic rimmed glasses, thin lapels on the usher, Karl's hat and other's clothing, it was probably 1964 or 1965. By 1966, even slightly longer hair styles started becoming the norm and a year or so later so were metallic framed eyeglasses.

  • Anonymous

    MET POWER, however, is a suitably radical late-60s message.

  • Anonymous

    My guess its a takeoff of “Flower Power” so that would mean circa Summer of '67?

  • Anonymous

    Looks like the revolution failed to reach the box seats.

  • Anonymous

    I just wanna find myself one of those spiffy jacket-and-bow-tie (presumably in orange) that the characteristically cheery usher is sportin'…