these men, now in their mid- and late-30s, were featured in john feinsteins 2001 book, the last amateurs playing for glory and honor in division i college basketball, feinstein is a prolific chronicler of the american sporting life, having authored well written and easy to read books on everything from the army-navy football game and the baltimore ravens to the pga tour and bob. First published in 2000, the book chronicles the 19992000 patriot league basketball season. americas favorite sportswriter takes readers on a thrilling and unforgettable journey into the world of college basketball in this national bestseller. Like millions who love college basketball, john feinstein was first drawn to the game because of its intensity, speed and. Read 4 reviews from the worlds largest community for readers. Appearing on jp morgans tenth-annual summer reading list and one. The last amateurs is about a year in the life of the patriot league for college basketball. The seven teams profiled during the 1999-2000 season include layfayette, army, navy, holy cross, lehigh, colgate and bucknell. The last amateurs available for download and read online too. the last amateurs playing for glory and honor in division i college basketball. Like millions who love college basketball, john feinstein was first drawn to the game because of its intensity, speed and intelligence. the last amateurs to hell and back with the cambridge boat race crew de rond, mark on amazon. review the last amateurs by mark de ronddaniel topolski relives the intense pressure of the varsity race that strives for olympian levels.