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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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Do You Know How Lucky You Are to Be So Unlucky?

Jeff Francoeur, you may have heard, hit into an unassisted triple play the other day, one that ended a briefly promising ballgame for the Mets.

It was the second time this year I was left sitting on the couch with my jaw apparently broken, dangling uselessly below the rest of my face while I tried to [...]

I'm Calling It Shame

“Ain’t nothin’ horrible gonna happen today!”
—Nate Cox, shortly before he’s macheted to death by his brother Dewey in Walk Hard

I probably would have remembered being at Sunday’s game for the two three-run homers the opposing team blasted in the top of the first.

Or the way the home manager took out his starting pitcher after he [...]

Um, Wow

I always said my hope was that sometime in a hopefully long lifetime of watching baseball, I’d get to see an unassisted triple play.

I suppose I might have qualified that a bit.

In other news, it’s not our year.