A Special Thanksgiving Note
by Andrew Flynn
|Dear Mr. Tai,
Thank you for your beautiful tribute to our beloved son, Tyler, and all of those who were also lost on 9/11.
At the new Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts (the city Ty was born) there is now an Inspirational Section in perpetuity which lists about 10 individuals with ties to the game. Tyler is honored here with the Sports Illustrated tribute, "Color This Perfect," which Jeff Pearlman wrote about him. There is also a permanent tribute inside the Hall's Game Gallery which simply says:
IN TRIBUTE TO TYLER UGOLYN