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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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Pardon Our Mets

A word of thanks is in order to all those who attended Monday night’s Varsity Letters salute to the 2015 National League Champion New York Mets, a program in which I was honored to participate. It was great to meet or get reacquainted with a passel of Faith and Fear readers and wonderful to be […]

The Soapiest Recap?

Gelf Magazine refers to Faith and Fear as the unofficial recapper of “the soap opera that is the Metropolitans”. I’m more restless than young (and some days barely more active than the very recently retired Michael Cuddyer), but I’ll take that and point you back to Gelf for this Q&A they were kind enough to […]

Monday Night Baseball

Because December needs it badly, the Varsity Letters sports discussion and reading series will devote itself to baseball this Monday night — and not just any baseball, but National League Champion Mets baseball. I will have the honor of speaking there and hope you will be there to listen and speak back.

I’ll be previewing my […]

Word Gets Out: Mets Won

In the heart of the communications capital of the world, I couldn’t say for sure what was going on one borough over. You can wire yourself up to the gills so you know everything at every minute the minute it happens, but if you find yourself one story beneath the sidewalk in an edgy Greenwich […]

Three for Thursday

Who says there’s nothing to do on a Thursday in January? Three things you the Mets fan should know about:

1) Blood drive at Citi Field (I swear I was gonna say “at Shea”) between 10 and 5. Good cause, of course, and a bonus show of appreciation from your New York Metropolitans in the way […]

Faith and Fear at Varsity Letters

Well, half of it anyway — I’ll be speaking at Varsity Letters’ fifth-anniversary reading/celebration/bash, as part of a pretty awesome lineup of sportswriters: Henry Abbott, Katie Baker, Alex Belth, Ben Cohen, Joe Drape, Chuck Klosterman, Will Leitch, Amy K. Nelson, Jeff Pearlman, Dan Shanoff, Emma Span, Sam Walker and Michael Weinreb. We’re each reading for […]