-- They struggled and scuffled for years because of something they did that was wrong.
-- Then, overcoming decades of absolute squalor, coming close to but never quite managing to get ahead, they finally achieve the ultimate success...
-- And immediately thereafter, turn completely evil.
-- And now, the story line is all about how they have to redeem themselves ... again.
-- And, they just won't die.
Are we sure that the Red Sox aren't this guy?