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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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Guarantee of the Time of Your LIfe

“Hey Mabel!”
“What is it, Harry?”
“Let’s go to the ballgame!”
“What ballgame? You haven’t been to a ballgame since 1957.”
“I know, but I have the strangest yen to go to one.”
“Since when?”
“Since I got this invitation.”
“Invitation, Harry?”

“Yeah, Mabel. Says we should meet the Mets.”
“We, Harry?”
“It’s very specific. Says I gotta bring ya. And the kids.”
“Freddie and Frieda […]

Collins and Clockwork

Fate took Johan Santana away, and we wondered if the season would be lost. It hasn’t been.

Then Fate came for Ike Davis, and we feared the same. But the Mets kept plugging along.

Then David Wright heard the knock at the door. The Mets kept rolling.

Now Jose Reyes is detained by Bad Luck, we hope only […]