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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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Bay Goes Out With the Tide

(With sincere apologies to Gordon Lightfoot, a renowned Canadian talent who, to the best of our knowledge, has never habitually grounded into rally-killing double play after rally-killing double play.)

The legend lives on
From Minaya on down
Of the big waste they called their star signin’

J. Bay, they did say,
Would always come to play
When they had nothin’ kind [...]