Thomas Boswell Biography
Thomas Boswell (Thomas M. Boswell) is an American sports columnist. He has spent his entire career at the Washington Post, joining it shortly after graduating from Amherst College in 1969.
Thomas Boswell Age
Boswell was born on October 11, 1947 in Washington, D.C., United States. He is 75 years old as of 2022.
Thomas Boswell Height
Boswell stands at an estimated height of about 5 feet 11 inches tall.
Thomas Boswell Family
Boswell is private about his personal life, he has not revealed any details about his parents nor if he has any siblings. This information will be updatd soon.
Thomas Boswell Wife
Boswell married to his wife Wendy and together they have a son, Russell. He resides in Crownsville, MD with his wife and their rescue dog, Mac.
Thomas Boswell Salary
Having worked for the Washington Post since 1969, there is no doubt Boswell earns a good amount of salary. Boswell earns anestimated salry of about $10000 to $100000 annually.
as Boswell Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be about $1million to 5million.
Thomas Boswell Education
Boswell was born in Washington, D.C., and went to St. Stephen’s School in Alexandria, Va. He graduated from Amherst College in 1969 with a major in English literature.
Thomas Boswell Career
He became a Post columnist in 1984 and in the 34 years since then, Boswell has become one of the country’s most-respected sports columnists. In that first year as a columnist, his peers voted him the NSMA’s DC Sportswriter of the Year.
Writing primarily about baseball, Boswell is credited with inventing the total average statistic. In 1994, Boswell appeared several times in the Ken Burns series Baseball, sharing insightful commentary into the history of America’s national pastime; he appeared again in “The Tenth Inning,” Burns’ 2010 extension of the series.
In addition to the Post, Boswell has written for GQ, Esquire, Playboy and Inside Sports. He also makes frequent television appearances. Boswell has also been featured prominently in Ken Burns’ two PBS television series, “Baseball” and “Tenth Inning.”
He has written many books, including “Game Day,” “Strokes of Genius,” “The Heart of the Order,” “Why Time Begins on Opening Day” and “How Life Imitates the World Series.”
Thomas Boswell Books
- How Life Imitates the World Series (1982)
- Why Time Begins on Opening Day (1984)
- Strokes of Genius (1987)
- The Heart of the Order (1989)
- Game Day: Sports Writings 1970-1990 (1990)
- Cracking the Show (1994)
- Diamond Dreams (with Walter Iooss) (1996)
Thomas Boswell Awards and Honors
In 1981, he was honored with a Best Sports Journalism award by the American Society of Newspaper Editors.
Nominated several times by The Washington Post for a Pulitzer Prize, he was presented with the Eugene Meyer Award in 2007, which recognizes The Post’s highest career achievement.
In 2013, he was inducted into the DC Professional chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists Hall of Fame. Boswell is one of only two sports writers – along with 2017 NSMA Hall of Fame inductee Sam Lacy – among the 214 members from the last 100-plus years of.
In 2015, Boswell was inducted into the Washington, DC Sports Hall of Fame, one of only seven sports writers among the 140 members, who include Walter Johnson, Bones McKinney, Red Auerbach, and NSMA Hall of Famers Shirley Povich and Bob Wolff.