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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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Loyal to Our Guys

One never knows how loyalty is born.
—Bert Cooper, senior partner, Sterling Cooper

I’ve learned from friends of the recent passings of two former Mets, early ’60s starting pitcher Carlton Willey and 1976 cameo catcher Jay Kleven. I never saw Willey pitch and I remember Kleven more from name than deed, but each man brings to mind the special bonds we [...]

Wright Now, Wright Always?

On July 21, 2004, the Mets called up David Wright from Norfolk to play in their 94th game of the season. On July 21, 2009, David Wright played in the Mets’ 93rd game of this season. That means David Wright has been a big leaguer for precisely five seasons’ worth of Mets baseball.

Of a possible [...]

So Easy a National Can Do It

Preoccupied by the goings-on at the first Amazin' Tuesday (thanks to all FAFIF readers who joined in the fun), I can't say I really watched the Mets-Nationals game, but I did look up at the Two Boots screen now and then.

I looked up and there was Nyjer Morgan, who has become the second coming of [...]