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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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Everybody Likes a Math Geek

Statgeek dream site Baseball Prospectus recalculates the playoff odds after every game. Using some kind of amazing stats, they simulate the rest of the baseball season a million times, and tell you what percentage of the time each team winds up winning, taking the wild card, or finishing out of the money.

According to BP, […]

We Need a New 11

No offense, Ramon, but I’m tired of watching you get or give that high five. Representing the magic number is not intended as a lifetime sinecure, but since you were assigned the task of marking one moment in time, you’ve held onto it for five days.

Enough. Meet your predecessor in 11, Lenny Randle, shown here clutching […]

I Can't Complain, But Sometimes I Still Do

So I sat through 28 solid innings of certifiable suck at Shea Stadium this weekend. Went to all three games, absorbed all three losses and came away with this conclusion:

I had it better than a lot of people.

I got to attend three baseball games featuring the team I root for with people I like in […]

Multimedia Powerhouse

In the last few hours, I've seen or heard myself on the radio, on television and online.

How odd.

Listen to Jason and I discuss the Mets with Mike Silva on NY Baseball Talk. Click on the Rivalry Weekend link and look for us at about the 36:00 mark.

See me (among several others) confirm 1992 was a […]