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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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Frame Game

Remember your first game at Shea? Stony Brook University assistant director of undergraduate admissions Chris D’Orso sure does. As Jason explained, Chris, one of our friends from the Crane Pool Forum, preserved a one-of-a-kind framed record of the June 12, 1982 Mets’ 6-2 win over the Cardinals in peerless style. (We’ll let it slide that at the age of [...]

The Suckiest Bunch of Sucks That Ever Sucked

Of course it was Greg who sent me the link, from the awesomer-than-awesome Crane Pool forum: A Met fan's first-ever game, preserved in New York Times prose and baseball cards, a card for each of the men who'd played in it, the whole shebang beautifully framed by this Mets fan. How cool is that?

So cool [...]