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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 Instructional League

The Fantasy Campers see what the Mets tell their players in the St. Lucie clubhouse. It all appears to be very good advice, but maybe they could add a line like “DON’T COLLAPSE THIS YEAR”?

One Fine Day

FAFIF Fantasy Camp correspondent Jeff Hysen is not letting the laundry loop hamper his [friggin’] good time in St. Lucie, but he may be a little lighter in the pockets once the kangaroo court gavels into session. What’s said in the bull session mostly stays in the bull session, but Jeff has a few other […]

This Is The Way We Wash Our Clothes

Jeff Hysen and his fellow Fantasy Campers received a stern (if not Stearns) lecture on how to properly prepare their clubhouse laundry, but Jeff no doubt got extra credit for adding a Faith and Fear t-shirt to his load.

Add one to yours here.

A [Friggin'] Good Time

FAFIF Fantasy Camp correspondent Jeff Hysen spent Inauguration Day not so solemnly swearing while, to the best of his ability, attempting to execute fundamentals and defend against fly balls. Now that he’s iced his chest, Jeff files his dispatch from Tuesday.

The next time that I hear about a player being late for practice during spring […]

Motivational Posters

From the St. Lucie clubhouse where Jeff Hysen is having a [friggin’] good time. I’m trying to picture any number of Mets reading these signs and being inspired. Impossible, isn’t it?

Well, maybe Wright.

I dare our new president to post the top one in the Oval Office after yesterday.

The Guys Traded for Seaver Sound Like Fun

You’ve read of the path that brought Jeff Hysen to Mets Fantasy Camp this week. And hopefully you’ve noticed the change of clothes he can believe in. Now Jeff tells us what it was like becoming a Met yesterday.

I was greeted by Ed Kranepool, in uniform, as I entered the locker room for the first […]

Suiting Up

Our Fantasy Camp correspondent Jeff Hysen sends along the contents of his locker. He is, of course, paying tribute to his idol Jose Lima.

Admit it: HYSEN 17 looks better on Met pinstripes than CASTILLO 1.

A Fantasy Comes True

For some, it must seem like a fantasy that their perennially pathetic football team has made it to the championship game. Two Sundays from now, their fantasy will come true.

For others, it must seem like a fantasy that someone who looks like them is about to be sworn in as President of the United States. […]

Y'Know What Winter's For

Winter, of course, is for the birds, but at least one FAFIF reader makes the snow seem that much more tolerable with an orange and blue birdhouse that brightens any branch. Thanks to Jersey Jack Susser for sending along this image of his avian accommodations.

Wanna Bet How Heavy This Is?

This Upper Deck MLB New York Mets Poker Set lets you enjoy one of the most popular games today. This poker set includes two decks of casino-quality cards, 5 dice, a dealer button and 500 high quality 11.5g clay composite chips. Everything comes packaged in a superior quality, rounded-corner aluminum case with acrylic top displaying […]