the string of losing seasons by the Minnesota Twins that followed the destruction of TC Bear's habitat in center field of Target Field
Steve: man, its been 30 years since the twins had a winning record
Joe: ya, its the curse of TC Bear. the Twins cut down the trees in center field because some of the coddled players under the Ron Gardenhire regime were too distracted to hit the ball.
Steve: huh, i'll be damned