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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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Um, Wow

I always said my hope was that sometime in a hopefully long lifetime of watching baseball, I’d get to see an unassisted triple play.

I suppose I might have qualified that a bit.

In other news, it’s not our year.

From '69 to '09

Angel Pagan, ’69 Topps style, with Seaver and Agee behind him. A nice touch from a very nice Citi Field ceremony.

Time Was...

Well, thanks Ollie. That was memorable.

What better time to rewind for a belated look at last night’s celebration? (Apologies for the “belated” part — your correspondent arrived exhausted and slept like a dead thing.)

The Mets did a nice job with the ceremony: There was Howie Rose behind his podium, scenes from ’69 on the big […]