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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.

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Take Me Out to Turner Field

Welcome to Flashback Friday: Take Me Out to 34 Ballparks, a celebration, critique and countdown of every major league ballpark one baseball fan has been fortunate enough to visit in a lifetime of going to ballgames.

BALLPARK: Turner Field
HOME TEAM: Atlanta Braves
VISITS: 1
VISITED: April 5, 1998
CHRONOLOGY: 20th of 34
RANKING: 9th of 34

By the final Sunday of […]

Take Me Out to Coors Field

Welcome to Flashback Friday: Take Me Out to 34 Ballparks, a celebration, critique and countdown of every major league ballpark one baseball fan has been fortunate enough to visit in a lifetime of going to ballgames.

BALLPARK: Coors Field
HOME TEAM: Colorado Rockies
VISITS: 1
VISITED: August 17. 1995
CHRONOLOGY: 14th of 34
RANKING: 10th of 34

I’m flying high over Denver, […]

Take Me Out to Jacobs Field

Welcome to Flashback Friday: Take Me Out to 34 Ballparks, a celebration, critique and countdown of every major league ballpark one baseball fan has been fortunate enough to visit in a lifetime of going to ballgames.

BALLPARK: Jacobs Field
LATER KNOWN AS: Progressive Field
HOME TEAM: Cleveland Indians
VISITS: 1, including a tour
VISITED: August 4, 2000
CHRONOLOGY: 22nd of 34
RANKING: […]

Take Me Out to Dodger Stadium

Welcome to Flashback Friday: Take Me Out to 34 Ballparks, a celebration, critique and countdown of every major league ballpark one baseball fan has been fortunate enough to visit in a lifetime of going to ballgames.

BALLPARK: Dodger Stadium
HOME TEAM: Los Angeles Dodgers
VISITS: 1
VISITED: June 22, 1996
CHRONOLOGY: 17th of 34
RANKING: 12th of 34

“I was in California. […]

Take Me Out to County Stadium

Welcome to Flashback Friday: Take Me Out to 34 Ballparks, a celebration, critique and countdown of every major league ballpark one baseball fan has been fortunate enough to visit in a lifetime of going to ballgames.

BALLPARK: County Stadium
HOME TEAM: Milwaukee Brewers
VISITS: 1
VISITED: August 1, 1994
CHRONOLOGY: 12th of 34
RANKING: 13th of 34

My mother, had she ever […]

Five Years of Flashbacks

It somehow occurred to me last night that it had been exactly five years since I posted the first of what has become a more or less weekly in-season tradition at Faith and Fear in Flushing. When your recollections begin having anniversaries, that probably says something about the way you look at life.

Nevertheless, Flashback Friday […]

Take Me Out to Citizens Bank Park

Welcome to Flashback Friday: Take Me Out to 34 Ballparks, a celebration, critique and countdown of every major league ballpark one baseball fan has been fortunate enough to visit in a lifetime of going to ballgames.

BALLPARK: Citizens Bank Park
HOME TEAM: Philadelphia Phillies
VISITS: 4
FIRST VISITED: September 5, 2004
CHRONOLOGY: 28th of 34
RANKING: 14th of 34

Keeping an extra […]

Take Me Out to New Busch Stadium

Welcome to Flashback Friday: Take Me Out to 34 Ballparks, a celebration, critique and countdown of every major league ballpark one baseball fan has been fortunate enough to visit in a lifetime of going to ballgames.

BALLPARK: Busch Stadium (New)
HOME TEAM: St. Louis Cardinals
VISITS: 1, including a tour
VISITED: August 2, 2006
CHRONOLOGY: 30th of 34
RANKING: 15th of […]

Take Me Out to Citi Field

Welcome to Flashback Friday: Take Me Out to 34 Ballparks, a celebration, critique and countdown of every major league ballpark one baseball fan has been fortunate enough to visit in a lifetime of going to ballgames.

BALLPARK: Citi Field
HOME TEAM: New York Mets
VISITS: 51 regular-season games, 1 exhibition game, 2 open workouts, 3 off-field events
FIRST VISITED: […]

Take Me Out to the Ballpark in Arlington

Welcome to Flashback Friday: Take Me Out to 34 Ballparks, a celebration, critique and countdown of every major league ballpark one baseball fan has been fortunate enough to visit in a lifetime of going to ballgames.

BALLPARK: The Ballpark in Arlington
LATER KNOWN AS: Ranger Ballpark in Arlington
HOME TEAM: Texas Rangers
VISITS: 1
VISITED: May 31, 1997
CHRONOLOGY: 18th of […]