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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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Your Huddled Masses Yearning to Watch Ball

The New York Giants entered the National League in 1883. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated in 1886. This was the original design.

No, not really. If you haven’t noticed, MLB is putting up baseball-themed SOLs up all over Manhattan to promote the All-Star Game which is being held…somehwere. The NYG version is in front of the [...]

Where Will All the Feral People Go?

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 374 regular-season and 13 postseason games to date. The Log records the numbers. The Tales tell the stories.

5/15/82 Sa Los Angeles 1-1 Puleo 1 6-13 W [...]

The Other All-Star Ballot

Though my junkiedom leaves me susceptible to shamelessly obsessing on the “horse race” aspects of politics, I believe it despicable that the political press covers the presidential campaign like it’s a sporting event. Nevertheless, I have to admit I find Topps’ presidential candidate trading cards to be unbelievably cool. Happy Fourth of July. And wherever [...]

Pelf Finally Listening to Me

ST. LOUIS (FAFIF) — Mike Pelfrey credited the latest in a string of strong performances Thursday night to the guidance he's received from an individual Mets fan.

“Greg's been on my ass all year,” Pelfrey revealed. “He's been pushing me to pitch better for quite a while. It finally started to sink in. I should just [...]