Curt Schilling needs to follow Joe Garagiola's lead on spit tobacco
Nothing can silence Curt Schilling. Not even mouth cancer. The former Diamondbacks star is going back to work Thursday, rejoining the set of ESPN's "Baseball Tonight" after an eight-month battle with the dreaded disease.
In Arizona, Joe Garagiola will be watching with pride.
Not because Schilling beat cancer. That part of the story hurts. For years, Garagiola tried to warn hundreds of major-league players about the dangers of chewing/spit tobacco. Schilling was one of his most frequent and engaging subjects, a player who recognized the dangers and listened intently to the Hall of Fame broadcaster. Yet he …