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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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The Shea Countdown: 10

10: Friday, September 12 vs Braves

Tonight, ladies and gentlemen, we honor a Mets team whose exploits are too recent to have been forgotten but whose accomplishments may have dimmed given the rush in which we inevitably find ourselves to reach the next game, the next win, the next season, the next park. But we should […]

The Mets Fan in His Natural Habitat

There is no situation in which a Mets game, a Mets jacket and a dense sandwich won’t make me feel at home. This tableau was captured after the Dean Friedman show in Piermont and amid some serious chewing. We’re waiting for the bus back to the city; the bus schedule has an improv feel to it […]

The Telltale Wire

Barely on the other side of the Hudson, deep in the bosom of the picturesque town of Piermont, N.Y., I achieved a brief state of nirvana, landing in the presence of Dean Friedman, who had just played a rare U.S. show — broadcast via satellite on BBC Scotland, no less — at the locally legendary Turning Point. Dean’s […]

Sunday Is the Day for Church

Well, we survived Augie Ojeda (7 for 14 in the series!), today's installment of Bullpen Roulette (“Some Met will be ineffective! Which one? Don't you wish you knew!”) and an OK but not sky-high effort by Johan Santana (yeah, he needed nearly 120 pitches to get through six, but the Diamondbacks are freaking good, and […]