Kristen Butler powers Chicago Bandits

Updated: August 24, 2012, 2:27 PM ET
By Graham Hays

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Kristen Butler's teammates knew the ball she hit was gone. The opposing outfielders knew it was gone and barely moved. The fans at the Ballpark at Rosemont knew it was gone. It's possible air-traffic controllers at nearby O'Hare knew it was gone.

The one person unsure was Butler herself.

"Honestly, I didn't even know it was out," Butler said of her tape-measure two-run homer, which sparked the defending-champion Chicago Bandits to an 11-1 win over ...

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