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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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F.U. to Mets: Beat Brandon Webb

Dear Mets and Mike Pelfrey,

Wanna start converting some skeptics into believers? Beat the best pitcher in the National League tonight.

Your opponent, lifetime at Shea:

4 starts, 2 wins, 1 loss (a 2-1 affair in which Victor Zambrano went deep, throwing the game of his life), 29 innings pitched, 29 strikeouts, 5 walks, 18 hits, 1 earned [...]

7 Has Turned 25

Happy 25th birthday to No. 7 in your program and he who turned in maybe the No. 1 most exciting offensive season any Met has ever produced. May Jose Reyes return to playing the real game of baseball well enough to inspire many video sequels.

A Quarter-Century of Jose Reyes

We should be careful not to read too much into an isolated incident, but it stood out for me as a metaphor for a Met career that had veered off track and still wasn't quite where it needed to be. On April 15, Jose Reyes was having one of his periodic breakout games, one of [...]

A Met Fan Waits for the Glass to Be All the Way Empty

We're facing the Diamondbacks after sleepwalking (and sometimes plain old sleeping) our way through the Padres.

We're gonna lose.

Wait! Delgado came through with a clutch hit! And hustled to second! His uniform is filthy!

Then we're gonna get rained out.

Whoa, we're up 5-1 and will definitely get to an official game before the rain gets here!

Then the [...]