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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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Party Like It's 1969

Don’t know how the last season of Shea Stadium will end, but it could do worse than to replicate what happened when Tug McGraw, Ron Swoboda and Tommie Agee got together for a little bubbly 39 years ago. Thanks to FAFIF reader Joey79 for sending along this shot. What do you suppose they’re going [...]

Here's Looking at 2008

Somewhere near this blog, I don’t know how many people are rooting for the Mets, but I think all of us could use a toast. To a past that gets more glorious as the years go by… To a future that will always be bright… To the present and its impending 162 games… To [...]

Avenge Him

I don’t know who this guy is, but I’ve seen him repeatedly since last September 30. This Reuters photo was used over and over last fall to illustrate the state of the Mets fan in the wake of the end of the 2007 season. At the risk of trivializing tragedy, he is ourĀ napalm girl, ourĀ Kent [...]

The Shea Countdown: 59-53

59: Monday, May 26 vs Marlins

Welcome back, ladies and gentlemen, to our Shea Stadium Final Season countdown. If, by chance, this is your first game at Shea this season, a quick reminder: At every home game this year, we are pausing in the fifth inning for a brief ceremony in which we introduce one or [...]