He was named to nine All Star teams (1956-57, 1959, 1961-66) and three Best 9 teams (1959, 1964, 1966). He played in four Nippon Series with the Lions (losing in 1954 and winning in 1956-58) and one with the Giants (winning in 1967 in which he won the "Outstanding Technique" Award).
There's a number of cards of Takakura available from when he played. He's also appeared in a number of OB sets over the last 20 years although not nearly as many as some of his contemporaries. Here's a handful of his cards:
|1957 Marusan JCM 43a|
|1960 Maruya JCM 57c|
|2002 BBM All Time Heroes #134|
|2009 BBM Lions Memorial #35|
|2014 Epoch Giants V9 Glorious Victory #24|