Pinafores vs. Middies in 1915 Posted in: Lifestyle Image courtesy of the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center, from the Watson Neyland Collection. Notice the two men on the far left are wearing baseball gloves. This is The Liberty Vindicator's coverage of the game. The Pickett who played for the Middies was E.W. Pickett, who also wrote the article and was for many years The Vindicator's "Sporting Editor." Spend enough time at the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center on FM 1011 in Liberty and you will ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!