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They came by the hundreds, ready to do virtually anything to win World Series tickets in an “Ellen Show” giveaway Tuesday at the University of Houston.

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Ellen teased the segment on Twitter Monday, with lots of Houstonians speculating on her agenda:

But for three lucky students, the dream of attending the Fall Classic became a reality when Ellen selected them as the winners.

Asked to dress up in wacky costumes and sing a song to the tune of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” (but with original lyrics), in an interview, the boys said they made a pitstop at a Party City to buy their cowboy costumes — complete with inflatable cows and Astros jerseys.

They expressed their shock to KHOU shortly after winning:

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And, now, the boys will be attending Game 4 Saturday at Minute Maid Park.

With the Astros losing Game 1 at 3 runs to 1 in LA Tuesday night, here’s hoping this weekend’s game is not the last of the season.

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Don’t quit your day jobs, boys! Go Astros!

Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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