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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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World's Least-Suited Hot Dog Vendor

Before I forget, from Nathan’s cap night, a hot dog vendor showed up in our section in the top of the seventh. Kind of late, but not unheard of…though it seemed to me he was intent on being not heard. Softly he made his pitch:

“Hot dog, anyone? Hot dog, anyone?”

There were no takers. I [...]

Hair's the Thing...

Day-night doubleheader Saturday. Day portion was somewhere in the middle of Connecticut. Nightcap was where it usually is.

Dana Brand’s family organized a public memorial to their husband/father/brother in Newtown, Conn., to which hundreds showed up. Where’s Newtown? Somewhere that adds to my admiration of Dana. He commuted daily to Hempstead from up there? He drove [...]