Writers: Do you count your failures, or your hits?

Ted Williams, seen on this 1948 Leaf card, set a batting average record in 1941. Nevertheless, he failed more than he succeeded.

Ted Williams, seen on this 1948 Leaf card, set a batting average record in 1941. Nevertheless, he failed more than he succeeded.

Ted Williams batted .406 in 1941, the last hitter to exceed the amazing .400 mark for an entire season.

No one tarnishes this bit of history by noting Williams made an out more than half the time. Translated: he failed more than he succeeded.

In your queries, proposals and submissions, which do you count?