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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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While Awaiting the Thaw

Though I'm not yet up to counting the days to pitchers and catchers, I will crawl out of my post-Shea depression long enough to call your attention to the following.

• All-time Shea Stadium organist Jane Jarvis is making a public appearance at Saint Peter's Church, Lex and 54th, Sunday evening October 12 as part of […]

Curtain Call

I didn’t know I was on camera, but while I was applauding for every single Met right up to the Met of Mets (note scoreboard), Stephanie clicked me in action. That, I suppose, is what I was doing for the better part of an hour on September 28, 2008. Bringing Tom Seaver out was the only […]

One More Banner Day

Faith and Fear reader LisaMets loved Shea right to the bitter end. This is the banner she hung from a place that used to be known as Mezzanine Section 27. Didn’t make it on TV, didn’t get shown on DiamondVision, but we’d like to think we know quality and heart when we see it (even […]

Good Scout

If only the Mets had more scouts like Ross Chapman, maybe Jerry Manuel wouldn’t have been desperately beating the bushes for relief help down the stretch.

Ross wore his trusty Faith and Fear shirt on a scouting adventure this past summer. The Mets went on a long winning streak. Coincidence? No more so than today is Ross’ […]