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Greg Prince and Jason Fry
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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In Review: The Greatest Hits of 1986

Relieve the Greatest Hits of 1986, as told in Flashback Friday throughout the 2006 season….


Le Bel Age

Mad About You


Higher Love

Danger Zone

Sanctify Yourself

When The Heart Rules The Mind

Live To Tell

The Sweetest Taboo

We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off

The Rain

Absolute Beginners

Manic Monday

When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

One Hit to the Body


The Next Time […]

Re-Meet The 100 Greatest Mets

It occurs to me that for all the references I make to the One Hundred Greatest Mets of the First Forty Years, they have never been presented all at once in one handy-dandy post.

So let’s do that today.

For those of you who weren’t with us last March and April when we counted ’em down, you […]

The Final Circle of Met Hell

And here we are at last. The Ninth Circle of Met Hell.

In the Inferno, the Ninth Circle is a frozen lake, at whose center Dante and Virgil find Satan, trapped in the ice and chewing on Brutus, Cassius and the head of Judas Iscariot. The deepest part of Met Hell, however, does not look like […]

Flashback Friday: 2005

The year was 2005. I was 42 years old.

But you already knew that.

After these past eight months, I can’t imagine there’s much more that you don’t already know about me or the Mets, whether you wanted to or not. They were playing just a week ago and me, I haven’t shut up about it since. […]