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Greg Prince and Jason Fry
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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In April or May, rainouts are shrug-your-shoulders stuff, down payments on an unexpected doubleheader or on-again off-day at a point so much later in the season that the date seems like science fiction. We're gonna play Pittsburgh in … August? Wow, August. Yawn … wonder how we'll be doing then?

A September rainout, though, is […]

Can't Say They Didn't Warn Me

“May I help you?”

“Is this where I can buy Mets tickets?”

“Yes it is.”

“Great. I'd like two for Friday night, September 12 against the Braves.”

“We have those.”

“Say, if it rains, can I come anyway?”


“And can I sit and wait for a couple of hours?”

“We encourage it.”

“If there's no realistic chance the game will be played, can […]