|Full name||Dieter Bast|
|Date of birth||28 August 1951|
|Place of birth||Oberhausen, West Germany|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Playing position||Defender, Midfielder, Forward|
|1983–1986||Bayer 04 Leverkusen||71||(2)|
|1973||West Germany U-23||2||(0)|
|1976–1977||West Germany B||4||(0)|
|1982–1984||West Germany Olympic||14||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Dieter Bast (born 28 August 1951) is a former German footballer.
In total Bast played 412 Bundesliga games and scored 54 goals. His Bundesliga debut took place on his 19th birthday for Rot-Weiss Essen. He quickly established himself amongst the squad, however, in search of title-chasing football, he went to VfL Bochum where he played 192 games, and from 1983 until 1986, he played for Bayer Leverkusen. In 1986, he returned to Rot-Weiss Essen in the 2. Bundesliga where he played until his retirement in 1989.
Bast played in the Under-23 national team in 1973, and in the National second team between 1976–77. Even though he played Bundesliga football for fifteen steady years, he failed to win a trophy for any team in which he played.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|1986–87||Rot-Weiss Essen||2. Bundesliga||33||1||—||—||—||33||1|
1 Includes Regionalliga Promotion Playoffs.