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Aug. 14, 1995: Mickey Mantle death remembered 20 years later

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It's been 20 years since Mickey Mantle's death. 

The Oklahoma native and former New York Yankees baseball player died Aug. 14, 1995, from liver cancer. 

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AP file photo</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-4bf0100b28f1447f1a76db52c15c7841.jpg" alt="Photo - In this July 11, 1995 file photo, Baseball Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle speaks to reporters during a news conference following his recovery from a liver transplant at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) " title="In this July 11, 1995 file photo, Baseball Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle speaks to reporters during a news conference following his recovery from a liver transplant at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) "><figcaption>In this July 11, 1995 file photo, Baseball Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle speaks to reporters during a news conference following his recovery from a liver transplant at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. 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Mantle continues to recover from his June 8th liver transplant. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)" title="Baseball Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle walks between large get well signs, signed by fans, as he arrives at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, July 11, 1995, for a news conference. Mantle continues to recover from his June 8th liver transplant. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)"><figcaption>Baseball Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle walks between large get well signs, signed by fans, as he arrives at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, July 11, 1995, for a news conference. Mantle continues to recover from his June 8th liver transplant. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-6a9fa87e15359ce5d24df48bbda70347.jpg" alt="Photo - Former baseball player Mickey Mantle" title="Former baseball player Mickey Mantle"><figcaption>Former baseball player Mickey Mantle</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-45d53dbaca24ecaeb3ac6ae4468cbd23.jpg" alt="Photo - New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle, at age 19, swings a bat in this March 21, 1951 file photo. (AP Photo/File)" title="New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle, at age 19, swings a bat in this March 21, 1951 file photo. (AP Photo/File)"><figcaption>New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle, at age 19, swings a bat in this March 21, 1951 file photo. (AP Photo/File)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-b263d8e65f48afb2d8ed2f373006ec8f.jpg" alt="Photo - FILE -- New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle connects for his 536th home run against the Boston Red Sox during third inning at New York's Yankee Stadium in this Sept. 20, 1968 photo. (AP Photo/Ray Howard, file)" title="FILE -- New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle connects for his 536th home run against the Boston Red Sox during third inning at New York's Yankee Stadium in this Sept. 20, 1968 photo. (AP Photo/Ray Howard, file)"><figcaption>FILE -- New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle connects for his 536th home run against the Boston Red Sox during third inning at New York's Yankee Stadium in this Sept. 20, 1968 photo. (AP Photo/Ray Howard, file)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-4192d5e807c8f620ffaf9daa2672eaa9.jpg" alt="Photo - FILE--- Mickey Mantle holds his new video in New York in this March 29, 1986 file photo. Mantle's production is called "Baseball Tips for Kids of All Ages." (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)" title="FILE--- Mickey Mantle holds his new video in New York in this March 29, 1986 file photo. Mantle's production is called "Baseball Tips for Kids of All Ages." (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)"><figcaption>FILE--- Mickey Mantle holds his new video in New York in this March 29, 1986 file photo. Mantle's production is called "Baseball Tips for Kids of All Ages." (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-263deaace85bb6c181e75b2ca894df38.jpg" alt="Photo - Former New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle, left, gets a kiss from ex-Yankee Reggie Jackson during the Yankee's 45th Annual Old Timers Classic ceremony at Yankee Stadium in New York on Saturday, July 27, 1991. Former Yankees ron Guidry, right, and Whitey Ford watch. (AP Photo/Susan Ragan, File)" title="Former New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle, left, gets a kiss from ex-Yankee Reggie Jackson during the Yankee's 45th Annual Old Timers Classic ceremony at Yankee Stadium in New York on Saturday, July 27, 1991. Former Yankees ron Guidry, right, and Whitey Ford watch. (AP Photo/Susan Ragan, File)"><figcaption>Former New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle, left, gets a kiss from ex-Yankee Reggie Jackson during the Yankee's 45th Annual Old Timers Classic ceremony at Yankee Stadium in New York on Saturday, July 27, 1991. Former Yankees ron Guidry, right, and Whitey Ford watch. (AP Photo/Susan Ragan, File)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-122e1bb3865bdb7014abb910ef67700e.jpg" alt="Photo - This is an undated photo showing baseball player Mickey Mantle, center, and other unidentified New York Yankees, in the dugout at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/File)" title="This is an undated photo showing baseball player Mickey Mantle, center, and other unidentified New York Yankees, in the dugout at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/File)"><figcaption>This is an undated photo showing baseball player Mickey Mantle, center, and other unidentified New York Yankees, in the dugout at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/File)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-d06205794147bcae09313a6c6ded9d99.jpg" alt="Photo - Joe DiMaggio, left, New York Yankee star centerfielder, poses with Mickey Mantle, right, at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, N.Y. in this April 14, 1951 photo. (AP Photo/File)" title="Joe DiMaggio, left, New York Yankee star centerfielder, poses with Mickey Mantle, right, at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, N.Y. in this April 14, 1951 photo. (AP Photo/File)"><figcaption>Joe DiMaggio, left, New York Yankee star centerfielder, poses with Mickey Mantle, right, at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, N.Y. in this April 14, 1951 photo. (AP Photo/File)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-bc5a061357c6225187ee7627c30c8852.jpg" alt="Photo - New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle, left, and Yogi Berra pose in this 1956 file photo. (AP Photo/file)" title="New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle, left, and Yogi Berra pose in this 1956 file photo. (AP Photo/file)"><figcaption>New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle, left, and Yogi Berra pose in this 1956 file photo. (AP Photo/file)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-ee9f5fb3b01382cb25cdf547bf1c6764.jpg" alt="Photo - This is a 1961 file photo of New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle." title="This is a 1961 file photo of New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle."><figcaption>This is a 1961 file photo of New York Yankees baseball player Mickey Mantle.</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-21d45a99a15210001eab90f8a37d9d04.jpg" alt="Photo - Mickey Mantle, shown in this 1961 file photo, whose mammoth swing and country-boy charm made him a larger-than-life hero to generations of fans." title="Mickey Mantle, shown in this 1961 file photo, whose mammoth swing and country-boy charm made him a larger-than-life hero to generations of fans."><figcaption>Mickey Mantle, shown in this 1961 file photo, whose mammoth swing and country-boy charm made him a larger-than-life hero to generations of fans.</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-5e1dc16368ea2eaa06128cdc22fbd38e.jpg" alt="Photo - New York Yankees Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle pauses after autographing for authentication one of his 1967 road jerseys at his New York resturany in this July 16, 1991 file photo. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)" title="New York Yankees Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle pauses after autographing for authentication one of his 1967 road jerseys at his New York resturany in this July 16, 1991 file photo. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)"><figcaption>New York Yankees Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle pauses after autographing for authentication one of his 1967 road jerseys at his New York resturany in this July 16, 1991 file photo. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-e5d89b507d6df1f3bd5b997739633393.jpg" alt="Photo - Former President Harry S. Truman is flanked by Yankees Roger Maris, left, and Mickey Mantle in this 1961 file photo in New York. (AP Photo/file)" title="Former President Harry S. Truman is flanked by Yankees Roger Maris, left, and Mickey Mantle in this 1961 file photo in New York. (AP Photo/file)"><figcaption>Former President Harry S. Truman is flanked by Yankees Roger Maris, left, and Mickey Mantle in this 1961 file photo in New York. (AP Photo/file)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-90d5bebdea9f66c2b50679efa4538f26.jpg" alt="Photo - New York Yankees Hank Bauer, Elston Howard, Mickey Mantle, Harry Simpson, Enos Slaughter in this 1957 file photo. (AP Photo/file)" title="New York Yankees Hank Bauer, Elston Howard, Mickey Mantle, Harry Simpson, Enos Slaughter in this 1957 file photo. (AP Photo/file)"><figcaption>New York Yankees Hank Bauer, Elston Howard, Mickey Mantle, Harry Simpson, Enos Slaughter in this 1957 file photo. (AP Photo/file)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-54b70292796677977f0a1d733c9b7c05.jpg" alt="Photo - New York Yankees baseball players Mickey Mantle, right, and Roger Maris are shown in this 1961 file photo. (AP Photo/file)" title="New York Yankees baseball players Mickey Mantle, right, and Roger Maris are shown in this 1961 file photo. (AP Photo/file)"><figcaption>New York Yankees baseball players Mickey Mantle, right, and Roger Maris are shown in this 1961 file photo. (AP Photo/file)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-c6d0721835639839c111e17ef02918e2.jpg" alt="Photo - Mickey Mantle is surrounded by young fans in Houston in this 1965 file photo. Once Mickey Mantle's playing career ended, he moved into the role of being Mickey Mantle. He funded that lifestyle by autographing hundreds of thousands of items, each worth more and in higher demand following his death.(AP Photo/file)" title="Mickey Mantle is surrounded by young fans in Houston in this 1965 file photo. Once Mickey Mantle's playing career ended, he moved into the role of being Mickey Mantle. He funded that lifestyle by autographing hundreds of thousands of items, each worth more and in higher demand following his death.(AP Photo/file)"><figcaption>Mickey Mantle is surrounded by young fans in Houston in this 1965 file photo. Once Mickey Mantle's playing career ended, he moved into the role of being Mickey Mantle. He funded that lifestyle by autographing hundreds of thousands of items, each worth more and in higher demand following his death.(AP Photo/file)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-99d745269cd5f5a2b73795213d39a9d9.jpg" alt="Photo - New York Yankees Mickey Mantle hangs up his jersey in the Yankee Stadium dressing room in New York in this June 8, 1969 photo. Mantle had retired from baseball earlier that year. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)" title="New York Yankees Mickey Mantle hangs up his jersey in the Yankee Stadium dressing room in New York in this June 8, 1969 photo. Mantle had retired from baseball earlier that year. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)"><figcaption>New York Yankees Mickey Mantle hangs up his jersey in the Yankee Stadium dressing room in New York in this June 8, 1969 photo. Mantle had retired from baseball earlier that year. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-1c12047620ba9b218bcae72d62bf257d.jpg" alt="Photo - Mickey Mantle" title="Mickey Mantle"><figcaption>Mickey Mantle</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-bc12450638d1610aaa6cc0a8b8c71615.jpg" alt="Photo - Mickey Mantle is shown here during his charity golf tournament at the Shangri-La Resort in 1992." title="Mickey Mantle is shown here during his charity golf tournament at the Shangri-La Resort in 1992."><figcaption>Mickey Mantle is shown here during his charity golf tournament at the Shangri-La Resort in 1992.</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-fc53cbd9f1a5551db87f82e13d71ad33.jpg" alt="Photo - A 17-year-old Mickey Mantle played shortstop for the New York Yankees farm team in Joplin (Mo.) in the summer of 1949." title="A 17-year-old Mickey Mantle played shortstop for the New York Yankees farm team in Joplin (Mo.) in the summer of 1949."><figcaption>A 17-year-old Mickey Mantle played shortstop for the New York Yankees farm team in Joplin (Mo.) in the summer of 1949.</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-f28a5eb91e0cd85b3b317468ddc0f2a7.jpg" alt="Photo - Mickey Mantle." title="Mickey Mantle."><figcaption>Mickey Mantle.</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-07e9ed779cb21a4f774dd31b9328aaeb.jpg" alt="Photo - Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman. 4/18/1963" title="Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman. 4/18/1963"><figcaption>Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman. 4/18/1963</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-bae45d52eae956ab8249b6d0707226bd.jpg" alt="Photo - Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman. 4/6/1953" title="Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman. 4/6/1953"><figcaption>Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman. 4/6/1953</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-7edb7f551d43e44a3a609503bb8f8fba.jpg" alt="Photo - Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman. 7/6/1953" title="Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman. 7/6/1953"><figcaption>Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman. 7/6/1953</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-cb98d28d8b4a99303e17a626bd993377.jpg" alt="Photo - Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman. 4/18/1953" title="Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman. 4/18/1953"><figcaption>Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman. 4/18/1953</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-44eea97b775b2bde30edec6676df1d25.jpg" alt="Photo - Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman." title="Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman."><figcaption>Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman.</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-cba0969a3a8ef1b530aa5bae67202583.jpg" alt="Photo - Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman." title="Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman."><figcaption>Mickey Mantle, first base, New York Yankees baseball. Former Oklahoman.</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-7a370f2d1fbd40105b7912b83574c6f1.jpg" alt="Photo - Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees, and Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox, carry weapons that made them famous during a conversation before a doubleheader in this July 4, 1956 photo at Boston's Fenway Park. (AP Photo)" title="Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees, and Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox, carry weapons that made them famous during a conversation before a doubleheader in this July 4, 1956 photo at Boston's Fenway Park. (AP Photo)"><figcaption>Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees, and Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox, carry weapons that made them famous during a conversation before a doubleheader in this July 4, 1956 photo at Boston's Fenway Park. (AP Photo)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-6ef67f29c6b6a8fdb7f362dfa719baf0.jpg" alt="Photo - New York Yankees major league baseball player Mickey Mantle" title="New York Yankees major league baseball player Mickey Mantle"><figcaption>New York Yankees major league baseball player Mickey Mantle</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-aa301eaa5dd1dae02667a8c8e23c4dfc.jpg" alt="Photo - Mickey Mantle's 1962 New York Yankees World Series ring." title="Mickey Mantle's 1962 New York Yankees World Series ring."><figcaption>Mickey Mantle's 1962 New York Yankees World Series ring.</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-452c0e89a02bebaa9a46b0d2375327be.jpg" alt="Photo - A youthful Mickey Mantle poses during spring training in 1951 at the age of 19. The future slugger and major league baseball icon began his long Yankee career April 17, 1951. Mantle's mammoth swing and country-boy charm made him a larger-than-life hero to generations of fans. The uniform patch on his left shoulder marks the American League's 50th anniversary. (AP Photo)" title="A youthful Mickey Mantle poses during spring training in 1951 at the age of 19. The future slugger and major league baseball icon began his long Yankee career April 17, 1951. Mantle's mammoth swing and country-boy charm made him a larger-than-life hero to generations of fans. The uniform patch on his left shoulder marks the American League's 50th anniversary. (AP Photo)"><figcaption>A youthful Mickey Mantle poses during spring training in 1951 at the age of 19. The future slugger and major league baseball icon began his long Yankee career April 17, 1951. Mantle's mammoth swing and country-boy charm made him a larger-than-life hero to generations of fans. The uniform patch on his left shoulder marks the American League's 50th anniversary. (AP Photo)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-3781387cdcce0ff1a35a2dc612871f3a.jpg" alt="Photo - A statue of Mickey Mantle at the Oklahoma Sports Museum in Guthrie, Okla., on May, 6, 2008. By John Clanton, The Oklahoman " title="A statue of Mickey Mantle at the Oklahoma Sports Museum in Guthrie, Okla., on May, 6, 2008. By John Clanton, The Oklahoman "><figcaption>A statue of Mickey Mantle at the Oklahoma Sports Museum in Guthrie, Okla., on May, 6, 2008. By John Clanton, The Oklahoman </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-68fea9f4b1acb26f6b8db6147d2c1b8b.jpg" alt="Photo - July 22, 1972 file photo, New York Yankee greats Mickey Mantle, left, and Joe DiMaggio, doff their caps to the crowd at Yankee Stadium as they appeared for an old timers game between games of a doubleheader between the Yankees and the California Angels. (AP Photo, File) " title="July 22, 1972 file photo, New York Yankee greats Mickey Mantle, left, and Joe DiMaggio, doff their caps to the crowd at Yankee Stadium as they appeared for an old timers game between games of a doubleheader between the Yankees and the California Angels. (AP Photo, File) "><figcaption>July 22, 1972 file photo, New York Yankee greats Mickey Mantle, left, and Joe DiMaggio, doff their caps to the crowd at Yankee Stadium as they appeared for an old timers game between games of a doubleheader between the Yankees and the California Angels. (AP Photo, File) </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-37d27e50d54d8bb47971f03dc96de0d0.jpg" alt="Photo - A "Natural" - Mickey Mantle. star outfielder of the New York Yankees from Commerce, OK, received his 1955 tag and found that Oklahoma had made him a special tag to match the No. 7 he was wearing on his baseball uniform. Here he is attaching the tag numbered 77-7777 to his car. Associated Press Wirephoto from Jan. 12, 1955 " title="A "Natural" - Mickey Mantle. star outfielder of the New York Yankees from Commerce, OK, received his 1955 tag and found that Oklahoma had made him a special tag to match the No. 7 he was wearing on his baseball uniform. Here he is attaching the tag numbered 77-7777 to his car. Associated Press Wirephoto from Jan. 12, 1955 "><figcaption>A "Natural" - Mickey Mantle. star outfielder of the New York Yankees from Commerce, OK, received his 1955 tag and found that Oklahoma had made him a special tag to match the No. 7 he was wearing on his baseball uniform. Here he is attaching the tag numbered 77-7777 to his car. Associated Press Wirephoto from Jan. 12, 1955 </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-d4788c2dfab8b9338829a5b6a8e413ed.jpg" alt="Photo - This is a 1966 file photo of Mickey Mantle. (AP Photo)" title="This is a 1966 file photo of Mickey Mantle. (AP Photo)"><figcaption>This is a 1966 file photo of Mickey Mantle. (AP Photo)</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-ef6a77e598036aae93e634ffe75052d6.jpg" alt="Photo - Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees at bat. " title="Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees at bat. "><figcaption>Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees at bat. </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-9e14188b8c3fa78b02eba671702471c5.jpg" alt="Photo - Boston Red Sox baseball player, Don Schwall with New York Yankees baseball player, Mickey Mantle. " title="Boston Red Sox baseball player, Don Schwall with New York Yankees baseball player, Mickey Mantle. "><figcaption>Boston Red Sox baseball player, Don Schwall with New York Yankees baseball player, Mickey Mantle. </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-486305c5763a218aaa26ac49b32eb2b7.jpg" alt="Photo - The Mickey Mantle statue in front of an entrance to the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in downtown Oklahoma City. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman" title="The Mickey Mantle statue in front of an entrance to the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in downtown Oklahoma City. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman"><figcaption>The Mickey Mantle statue in front of an entrance to the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in downtown Oklahoma City. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure>
Linda Lynn

Linda Lynn was born and raised in rural Oklahoma. A graduate of Purcell High School, Lynn began working at The Oklahoman in 1987 as a reporter after earning a journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma. She has served as both a... Read more ›

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