Erich Probst (* 5 December 1927 in Vienna - † 16 March 1988) was an Austrian footballer.
He made his debut for Austria
in a May 1951 friendly match against Scotland
and was a participant at the World Cup
tournament 1954 in Switzerland
, where he was one of the foremost strikers. Austria reached third place and Probst ended second in the scorer list with 6 goals, behind the Hungarian Sandor Kocsis
and jointly with Max Morlock
of Germany and the Swiss Josef Hügi
He earned 19 caps, scoring 17 goals. His final international was a March 1960 European Championship qualification match against France.