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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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Maybe the Mets get blown out tonight. Maybe pitchers dropping throws and middle infielders letting balls go through them aren't so easily dismissed around 11:30 tonight. Maybe we've used up all Bannister-like escape artistry available to starting pitchers. It's baseball, after all.

But for now, let's just enjoy this baseball siesta. Let's bask in the […]

The Original Friday Night Light

Before he was upstaged the next afternoon by the obviously more legendary Matt Franco, this Mike Piazza fella had himselfa pretty fair Subway Series moment on July 9, 1999.

Good Franco's Eve

Welcome to Flashback Friday: Tales From The Log, a final-season tribute to Shea Stadium as viewed primarily through the prism of what I have seen there for myself, namely 372 regular-season and 13 postseason games to date. The Log records the numbers. The Tales tell the stories.

7/9/99 F New York (A) 1-1 Leiter […]

The Streets Were Ours

The Mets literally stuck it to the Yankees on a glorious July weekend in 1999…hardball, not stickball. Nike distributed these outside Shea just prior to the Matt Franco Game. They brought good luck, even if Matt is not pictured.