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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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In Good Company

As FAFIF’s 2009 Mets Fantasy Camp correspondent, he’s hit, he’s run, he’s fielded, he’s thrown and he’s blogged with power, so in our book, that makes Jeff Hysen a five-tool blogger. We appreciate his taking time out from his week of a lifetime to share his experiences with all of us here and are honored […]

The Road Taken

Our thanks to Jeff Hysen for letting us in on his Mets Fantasy Camp experience and where it’s taken him. He may not make it to Citi Field without a ticket, but his reports were big league all the way.

Will He Tell Schourek to Bring It?

The final day of Mets Fantasy Camp is at hand and FAFIF correspondent Jeff Hysen doesn’t sound quite ready to leave the big league life behind for the drudgery of Lean Cuisines, but that, one supposes, is why they call the week he’s been living in a fantasy. But there’s still the little matter of […]

A Winning Preposition

FAFIF Fantasy Camp Correspondent Jeff Hysen is rounding third and sprinting toward his final full day in St. Lucie. Are his pockets lighter? Did he prepare his laundry correctly? Is it possible one former Met is a stickler for grammar? Here’s the dope from Thursday.

One piece of advice that I would give someone going to […]

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 […]