Thomas Boswell
Thomas Boswell
Columnist

Tom Boswell began his career at The Washington Post in November, 1969 as a copy aide. After his stint there, he became a general assignment reporter for twelve years covering such sports as baseball, golf, college basketball, tennis, boxing and local high school sports. In 1984, he became a columnist.

Tom graduated from Amherst College in 1969 with a major in English literature. He was born in Washington, DC and went to St. Stephens School in Alexandria, Va.

He has written many books including “Game Day,” “The Heart of the Order,” “Strokes of Genius,” “Why Time Begins on Opening Day” and “How Life Imitates the World Series.”

Latest by Thomas Boswell

Ask Boswell: Redskins, Nationals and Washington sports

Sports Columnist Tom Boswell will take your questions about the Redskins, the Capitals, the Nationals, baseball, the NFL and more.

Harper gets needed reality check

Harper gets needed reality check

When Matt Williams benched Bryce Harper for not hustling on Saturday, the Nationals’ manager did the right thing.

Baseball panic springs eternal

Baseball panic springs eternal

There are many reasons to panic about the Nats, and a few might even turn out to be true.

Ask Boswell: Redskins, Nationals and Washington sports

Sports Columnist Tom Boswell answered reader questions about the Redskins, the Capitals, the Nationals, baseball, the NFL and more.