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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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Every FAN Needs Its Rose

If you can remember when there were first times and when there were long times, but when there was no first time/long time, then it’s Flashback Friday at Faith and Fear in Flushing.

Twenty years ago this month Dick Young died. I know — easy applause line. Go ahead: give his demise a hand if you […]

For The Good Times

It’s been theorized in our darker hours that the Mets used up every bit of karmic energy in their reserves to pull out the 1986 World Series and once Buckner became Buckner, that was it, no more titles for us.

Has it occurred to anybody that maybe we’re subject to the WFAN Curse?

When the Mets were last […]

Now Let Us Never Speak Of It Again


What game?

I saw no game.

There was no game.

You thought you saw a game?


You saw no game.

There was no game.

Oh My God, Wasn't That Awful?

You know what's smack in the middle between champs and chumps?


Last time I checked, chimps had never won a World Series. Or much of anything else.