The blog for Mets fans
who like to read


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.

Got something to say? Leave a comment, or email us at (Sorry, but we have no interest in ads, sponsored content or guest posts.)

Need our RSS feed? It's here.

Visit our Facebook page, or drop by the personal pages for Greg and Jason.

Or follow us on Twitter: Here's Greg, and here's Jason.

Mets Yearbook: 1981

SNY presents Mets Yearbook: 1981 tonight at 6:30. Don’t know if it will be presented in two distinct halves with the middle third missing.

And if you get that, you don’t have to read this. Or this. But I encourage you to, anyway. It’s an off day. You’ve got the time.

Image courtesy of “Mario Mendoza…HOF lock” at Baseball-Fever

4 comments to Mets Yearbook: 1981

  • Inside Pitcher

    DVR – Set!

    Thanks Greg :)

  • Joe D.

    Hi Greg,

    The 1981 edition has already been aired twice on SNY – I didn’t know myself until it suddenly appeared on our Cablevision guide.

    It wasn’t bad at all and compared to the puff of some other editions, was pleasantly quite informative. Didn’t the one that followed focus more on the ’69 miracle squad than it did the ’82 guys – or was that a different yearbook?

  • Pat O"Hern

    Followed by a replay of the Mookie HR of Sutter game replay. Oh wait that would make too much sense. Oh well, I guess at least the 86 Padre game is better than a meaningless 5 run comeback against the Rockies in May.

  • […] from 1962 to 1988, which was supposed to have happened by now. The last “new” one, from 1981, debuted in […]