Johnny Bench, arguably the greatest catcher to ever play the game of baseball, was one of the most feared hitters of the 1970’s. However, even the greatest hitters go into hitting slumps. Bench comments on slumps below:

“They’re like sleeping in a soft bed. Easy to get into and hard to get out of.”–Johnny Bench

I found the quote in Paul Dickson’s book “Baseball’s Greatest Quotations.” Dickson says it’s widely attributed and is a fairly well known quotation.