Because I’m a sports fan, this has always been one of my favorite times of the year: We are celebrating the return of baseball.

Now what do baseball and insurance have in common? A lot more than you might think, actually. As a baseball fan I enjoy reading about—without fully comprehending—some of the advanced statistics available to fans and baseball insiders, represented in large part by the Society of American Baseball Research (SABR). These “sabremetricians,” as they are known, do have something in common with insurers. They take huge amounts of data and turn it into actionable information.

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