Three Yankees

Three Yankees
Three Yankees

Three Yankees

 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.
Trivia
  • 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.
Members
  • 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)
Discography
Single
  • [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)
Media Appearance
Variety Show
  • 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)
CM
  • Rohto Seiyaku “Panshiron G”
Magazine
  • Gekkan Weekend Super (November, 1978 issue)

Gallery

Three Yankees (The Baseball)

Three Yankees (The Baseball)

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