Three Yankees (スリー・ヤンキース) was a Japanese female idol group under Johnny & Associates. Their debut single, The Baseball c/w Lucky Chance, was realesed on July 25, 1978 under Canyon Records.
- Three Yankees formed in March, 1978. This group originally was a girl baseball team with same name was made as a plan of girl baseball program “New Yankees” on Fuji TV.
- 35 girls were choosen from 2,500 aplications. Then they were trained.
- Former profesional baseball player, Kondo Nobuko and Nakamura Keiko, trained those girls.
- “New Yankees” aired on Saturday, 19:30 to 20:54 but the rating did not reach 10%.
- Then, Johnnys choose three of them to joined in the agency and formed Three Yankees.
- Micha was a leader of the group as a first charge, Anban as second charge and Buhi as catcher charge.
- Disbanded after released only one single.
- Hashimoto Misako (橋本美砂子), nickname: Micha (ミチャ)
- Kawasaki Shizuko (川崎志津子), nickname: Anban (アンパン)
- Matsuo Takako (松尾貴子), nickname: Buhi (ブヒ)
- [1978.07.25] The Baseball c/w Lucky Chance (ザ・ベースボール c/w ラッキーチャンス)
- New Yankees (Fuji TV)
- Doyo Ground Special (Fuji TV)
- 夜 Hit Studio (Fuji TV)
- Quiz Doremifa Don! (Fuji TV)
- Kimi Koso Tada! (Fuji TV)
- 600 Kochira Johobu (NHK)
- 3ji no Ojama Quiz (Tokyo 12 Channel)
- Rohto Seiyaku “Panshiron G”
- Gekkan Weekend Super (November, 1978 issue)