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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: 4

4: Thursday, September 25 vs Cubs

Listen closely, ladies and gentlemen, to the following recording:

From beautiful Shea Stadium in Flushing, New York, the New York Mets are on the air.

That was the very first sentence ever spoken on a home team radio broadcast from this building. The second sentence from that momentous occasion tells you everything […]

It Would Be Funnier If It Were Happening to Somebody Else

He overslept? Because he thought it was a 4 o'clock start local?

Oh Ramon, you do keep everybody loose.

Me, I'm theoretically in stitches because the Mets have passed the point of being a team I can truly stress over and are on the verge of being a team I have no choice but to laugh at. […]