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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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Three DVDs to Go

[NOTE: WE HAVE OUR WINNERS. THE CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED.]

Quick quiz update: We’ve received correct answers from two readers thus far, meaning three of you still have a chance to win the fabulous Baseball’s Greatest Games: 1986 World Series Game 6 from A&E Home Entertainment in association with MLB Productions. To reiterate, this is the […]

Oliver (W), Dotel (L), You (DVD)

[NOTE: WE HAVE OUR WINNERS. THE CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED.]

The story in Central Texas is Mike Napoli coming through loud and clear. The story in St. Louis is Tony La Russa hearing static on the line while his players left everything else on base. But here in Metsopotamia, where we take every opportunity we can […]

Anybody Know Bo?

Vivacious Fields equaled Victorious Shea 25 years ago.

If you watched the 1986 World Series or have seen enough of the footage, you know there was a vivacious lady who did her part to win the damn thing for the Mets by rolling, rolling, rolling her arms from a seat behind home plate while Red […]

Win the 1986 World Series! NOW!

What do you mean you don’t have the boxed DVD set from the 1986 World Series? What do you mean you’ve lived this long without eight discs that include each game of that blessed Fall Classic (yes, even the losses use Games 1, 2 & 5 as coasters or give them to your cats) plus […]

In Your Wildest Dreams

Welcome to Flashback Friday, a weekly feature devoted to the 20th anniversary of the 2006 National League Eastern Division Champion New York Mets.

Twenty years. Countless Fridays. This is one of them.

As I recall my beloved 2006 Mets here one more time from the vantage point of two decades on — just as I’ve been […]

All I Need Is A Miracle

Welcome to a special pre-Game Six edition of Flashback Friday, a weekly feature devoted to the 20th anniversary of the 1986 World Champion New York Mets.

Twenty years, 43 Fridays. This, because sometimes it’s imperative that you go on short rest, is one of them.

Stupid Grape Nut Flakes. I’m never eating them again. What the […]

Let's Go All The Way

Welcome to Flashback Friday, a weekly feature devoted to the 20th anniversary of the 1986 World Champion New York Mets.

Twenty years. Forty-three Fridays. This is one of them.

Over these past 40 (as in American Top 40) Fridays, including this one, nobody has mentioned it to me. I can only assume it’s so obvious […]

Feel It Again

Welcome to Flashback Friday, a weekly feature devoted to the 20th anniversary of the 1986 World Champion New York Mets.

Twenty years. Forty-three Fridays. This is one of them.

So you’ll be hanging out Monday afternoon, thinking, “Labor Day…holiday…Mets game!” Rethink it. Mets are scheduled for Monday night. You’ll have nothing important to do all day […]

Missionary Man

Welcome to Flashback Friday, a weekly feature devoted to the 20th anniversary of the 1986 World Champion New York Mets.

Twenty years, 43 Fridays. This is one of them.

If you’re reading this and you like reading this and you’ve liked reading anything I’ve written about baseball, thank Carlos, or as his friends call him, Chuck.

I […]

Live To Tell

Welcome to Flashback Friday, a weekly feature devoted to the 20th anniversary of the 1986 World Champion New York Mets.

Twenty years, 43 Fridays. This is one of them.

Maybe DiamondVision was right. Maybe when it infamously and prematurely congratulated the Boston Red Sox on winning the 1986 World Series, it didn’t jump the gun. Maybe […]