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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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Shalom Shawn

Now that Shawn Green has let it be known he won’t be playing baseball for a living any longer, I can let it be known I rooted just a little extra harder for Shawn Green.

Not to the point that it clouded my judgment on his decreased offensive output, his limited mobility, his disappearance from the runs [...]

Wise Guys, Eh?

Your 2008 New York Mets' potential/likely Opening Day roster:

CATCHERS (2)

Brian Schneider, Ramon Castro.

• Givens.

INFIELDERS (5)

Carlos Delgado, Luis Castillo, Jose Reyes, David Wright, Ruben Gotay.

• Gotay's switch-hitting and youth give him a leg up on Jose Valentin for utility infield purposes.

OUTFIELDERS (6)

Moises Alou, Carlos Beltran, Ryan Church, Endy Chavez, Marlon Anderson, Damion Easley.

• Anderson and Easley [...]